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Globular Decorated Pitcher, Mancos Black on White

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Clay, slip
DATES probably 900-1050
DIMENSIONS 8 x 8 1/2in. (20.3 x 21.6cm) Mouth diameterr: 4 1/2in. (11.4cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Purchased with funds given by A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This is a globular pitcher with a handle and short neck which is slightly flared. There is an irregular piece missing from the lower side. The interior has a clay slip while the exterior has a black on white design. The neck is decorated with 4 narrow stripes around it. The handle has a vertical band with diagonal stripes. The body has a wide decorated band consisting of 2 narrow stripes. Inside this is a wider black zig-zag stripe. The triangles formed by the zig-zag are in-filled with checkers which have dots in center.
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