Native American, southwestern United States, Four Corners region, Southern Colorado Plateau, Pueblo I/Pueblo II (Anasazi) period, ca. 875 to 1050 CE. A hand-built pottery vessel with a round but stable base, a low slung bulbous body with a small, tail-like protrusion, a rounded back side, and an arching strap handle joining neck to back. The exterior displays an intricate register of stairway-like bands filled with diagonal linear motifs. The handle is made of two coiled pieces of pottery wrapped around each other with painted lines. This style of vessel is sometimes known as "duck form". Size: 6.25" W x 5.7" H (15.9 cm x 14.5 cm)
Provenance: ex-private Maine, USA collection
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