Arts of the Americas
late 19th-early 20th century
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She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). Water Jar, late 19th-early 20th century. Clay, slip, 12 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (31.7 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X764. Creative Commons-BY
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This large, classic water jar is in the high shoulder form. The design is brown abstracted forms on white slip, possibly many paired rainbirds.The rim shows evidence of the jar being used as some of the paint has worn off . Often these jars would have hide coverings stretched over them to keep the water pure and cool. Red writing on base reads "X764."
Condition: Surface loss on neck
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