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Water Jar

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Clay, pigment
DATES 1868–1900
DIMENSIONS 11 × 13 × 13 in. (27.9 × 33 × 33 cm)  (show scale)
INSCRIPTIONS "2467" in white pigment on piece.
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Riggs Pueblo Pottery Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Water jar with a prominent mid-body bulge and scalloped rim. Underbody is slipped red and separated visually from the body by two fine, dark brown lines. Mid-body and neck have sinuous leaf and parallelogram designs in dark brown on a white ground. The scalloped rim is dark brown. Inside neck is slipped orange, the rest is unslipped revealing a whitish body. White writing on side reads "2467," sticker on base reads "02.257.2467." Condition: Culin card says "broken." Breaks in large part of shoulder and neck have been repaired. This section is considerably dirtier than the rest. Slight paint losses and surface abrasions on the body.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Haak’u (Acoma Pueblo). Water Jar, 1868–1900. Clay, pigment, 11 × 13 × 13 in. (27.9 × 33 × 33 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Riggs Pueblo Pottery Fund, 02.257.2467. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 02.257.2467_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 02.257.2467_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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