Ancient Pueblo (Anasazi). <em>Pitcher with Black on White Geometric Design</em>, 900-1300. Ceramic, pigment, 8 3/8 x 7 1/4in. (21.3 x 18.4cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles A. Schieren, 01.1538.1752. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 01.1538.1752_bw.jpg)

Pitcher with Black on White Geometric Design

Artist:Ancient Pueblo (Anasazi)

Medium: Ceramic, pigment

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 8 3/8 x 7 1/4in. (21.3 x 18.4cm) Diameter at top: 3 3/8in. (8.6cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 01.1538.1752

Image: 01.1538.1752_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pitcher with handle between lip and shoulder. The bottom of pitcher is plain. Design is black on whitish gray. Handle has four black bands on the parallel coils. Band around center of pot has design sets of diamonds, alternating with vertical stripes enclosed by two thick bands. Shoulder and neck have diagonally slanting parallel lines with saw toothed ends. Mouth is plain. Two chips on rim: long and shallow 3/4" and V-shaped 3/8," opposite each other. Some abrasion of paint, rusty discoloration on one side.

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