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small jar with handle
  • South America
  • small jar with handle, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: South America
  • ceramic, paint, glazing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 10.5 x 9.5 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/8 in depth includes handle
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7235

The small jar has a globular body and a short neck that flares slightly at the rim. There is a handle from the rim to the shoulder. It is glossy black with thin red bands and bands of gold leafy designs and green circles that cover most of the exterior.