Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Hopi maker
  • vase, late 1800s–1930
  • Where object was made: First Mesa, Arizona, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12.5 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 7/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4495

The vase has a wide bottom and a narrow cylindrical neck. It has a flat bottom and one loop handle on the shoulder and a light orange field. There is a black band around the widest portion of the body. There are two large semicircles with black dots and one small one and triangles with a field colored rectangle. The neck has a black band with field colored curved lines.