Jar: Water Bottle, n.d.
Earthenware and paint
x 6 5/16 in. ( x 16 cm)
clay, slip and paint
Canteen-shaped vessels, used for storing and transporting water, are not derived from European prototypes; similar vessels are found among Pre-Columbian ceramics. The narrow mouth of the jar was traditionally stopped with a corn cob, preventing evaporation of the liquid (Frank and Harlow, 1974, p. 146). Rosettes are a common motif in Zuni ceramics.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1976
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 37, fig. 79.
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Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 37, Figure Number: 79
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