Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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patojo (duck-shaped jar)
  • unknown Ayuukja’ay (Highland Mixe) maker
  • patojo (duck-shaped jar), 1989
  • Where object was made: Tierra Blanca, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12.5 x 10 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4692

The jar has an offset neck. The neck is straight, with a flared rim. It has a handle from the rim to a small shoulder. It is light orange with small black firing clouds.