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Large Storage Jar

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Clay, slip
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 12 x 13 x 13in. (30.5 x 33 x 33cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
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CAPTION She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). Large Storage Jar, late 19th-early 20th century. Clay, slip, 12 x 13 x 13in. (30.5 x 33 x 33cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X949.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, x949.2_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, x949.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This is alLarge, full round body storage jar with shallow shoulder, short neck and wide mouth. Base is concave. Design is polychrome red and black on white. The body design has all-over pattern of alternating circles with tapered triangular points. The base and inside the neck are black. Some crackling of surface paint. Large crack along 2/3 of side from the rim. 1/2" chip and abrasion of design on outer rim.
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