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Water Jar

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Clay, pigment
DATES 1868-1900
DIMENSIONS 11 1/2 x 13 in. (29.2 x 33cm)  (show scale)
INSCRIPTIONS "2467" in white pigment on piece.
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 02.257.2467
CREDIT LINE Riggs Pueblo Pottery Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Haak’u (Acoma Pueblo) (Native American). Water Jar, 1868-1900. Clay, pigment, 11 1/2 x 13 in. (29.2 x 33cm). Brooklyn Museum, Riggs Pueblo Pottery Fund, 02.257.2467. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 02.257.2467_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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