Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small pitcher
  • unknown Kotyit (Cochiti) maker
  • small pitcher, late 1800s–1919
  • Where object was made: Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 8.5 x 7.5 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 4 1/2 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4647

The small almost cylindrical pitcher is slightly expanded at the middle. It has a small pourspout at the rim and a handle opposite the spout to the bottom of the body. It is white with a band of black "U" shapes, each with two short lines, at the rim. The handle is decorated with black "X's" and tick marks on the side. There are two black flower outlines and one solid black flower.