Zuni Water Jar, ca. 1880
My great-aunt was a schoolteacher in a little eastern Utah desert town. And a family brought her this pot.
The pot is from probably the 1880s.
And it's from a Pueblo in far western New Mexico called Zuni. It's a water jar. For a pot from this time period it's pretty symmetrical. If this came up at auction, I would expect this to go in the range of $1,800 to $2,200, somewhere in there.
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