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Cibola white ware; Puerco or Reserve Black-on-white style. Duck-shaped vessel with trapezoidal opening on back. Checkerboard motif on breast, side wings, and top of tail. Protuberances on front sides and middle. Solid triangles boarder checkerboards and front opening.


Purchased by MFA, 1993, from Andrews Pueblo Pottery, Albuquerque, NM.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by The Seminarians

Native American (Anasazi), 1000–1200

Object Place

New Mexico, Puerco River Valley south to Reserve, United States


9.8 x 12.1 x 17.5 cm (3 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware