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Large Storage Jar

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Clay, paint
DATES late 19th–early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 11 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 12 1/2in. (29.8 x 31.8 x 31.8cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large storage jar with round, full body, narrow shoulder and short, wide neck. Base is concave. Design is polychrome red and black on white. Two flower medallions are on opposite sides of the body connected by a scroll, in reverse white on red, strip along the middle. There are curvilinear geometric designs above and below this median strip. The body and the neck are two separate design fields. 80% of the rim is broken off.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo). Large Storage Jar, late 19th–early 20th century. Clay, paint, 11 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 12 1/2in. (29.8 x 31.8 x 31.8cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X949.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X949.1_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, X949.1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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