A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo). <em>Water Jar</em>, late 19th–early 20th century. Clay, slip, 12 × 15 × 15 in. (30.5 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X764. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X764_edited_SL1.jpg)

Water Jar

Artist:A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo)

Medium: Clay, slip

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th–early 20th century

Dimensions: 12 × 15 × 15 in. (30.5 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm)


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


Accession Number: X764

Image: X764_edited_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large water jar with high shoulder and designs of brown abstracted forms on white slip, possibly depicting paired rainbirds. The abraded rim shows evidence of use such as a hide cover stretched over the top to keep the water clean and cool. Red writing on base reads "X764." Condition: Surface loss on neck

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