Arts of the Americas
5 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 7 in. (13 x 9.8 x 17.8 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1903, Purchased with funds given by A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody
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Ancient Pueblo (Anasazi) (Native American). Bird-Shaped Pitcher. Clay, pigment, 5 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 7 in. (13 x 9.8 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Purchased with funds given by A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody, 03.325.10825. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.03.325.10825_view1.jpg)
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Bird-shaped pitcher with a rounded base, an oblong body, and a narrow neck at one end, black writing on side reads "10825." The body of the vessel is decorated with black and white checkerboard designs along the wings and rows of dots along the back.
Condition: Missing handle, large hole in side, two cracks in neck (possibly an old repair), surface loss
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