A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo). <em>Large Storage Jar</em>, late 19th–early 20th century. Clay, slip, 12 x 13 x 13in. (30.5 x 33 x 33cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X949.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X949.2_bw.jpg)

Large Storage Jar

Artist:A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo)

Medium: Clay, slip

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th–early 20th century

Dimensions: 12 x 13 x 13in. (30.5 x 33 x 33cm)


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

Accession Number: X949.2

Image: X949.2_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This is alLarge, full round body storage jar with shallow shoulder, short neck and wide mouth. Base is concave. Design is polychrome red and black on white. The body design has all-over pattern of alternating circles with tapered triangular points. The base and inside the neck are black. Some crackling of surface paint. Large crack along 2/3 of side from the rim. 1/2" chip and abrasion of design on outer rim.

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