This is a beautifully formed small jar with a high shoulder, descending gently to a wide mid-body. The potter was very skillful. So why would the painted design be so thick and, well, less skillful. Quite possibly, mom or grandmother crafted the jar and a family child was allowed to paint it. This is typical of how pueblo ceramics is passed on, generation by generation. The result is this wonderfully warm jar, one of my favorites in the show.

Condition is very good. There was a crack in the base which I had professionally stabilized.