Southwestern USA, Four Corners region, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, area, Pueblo I/ Pueblo II (Anasazi) period, ca. 900 to 1030 CE. A ceramic pitcher with a black on white motif that has aged to have incredible deposits and coloration. The body is low and round, with a wide, tall, cylindrical neck that features a thick, strap-like handle. V-shaped motifs ring the shoulder and neck. Size: 4.5" W x 6.3" H (11.4 cm x 16 cm)
Provenance: ex-Joan Shaw collection, bought in 1971; loaned to the Mesa Verde Museum, 1962-1970; ex-Bill Mitchell collection, Cortez, Colorado, USA, from 1958-1962
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