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Water Jar

Arts of the Americas

On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Clay, slip
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 12 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (31.7 x 22.2 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large water jar with high shoulder and designs of brown abstracted forms on white slip, possibly depicting paired rainbirds. The abraded rim shows evidence of use such as a hide cover stretched over the top to keep the water clean and cool. Red writing on base reads "X764." Condition: Surface loss on neck
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