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Tularosa Black on White Pottery Pitcher Dog Handle

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: American Indian: Pottery: Pre 1492: Item # 1179679

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Tularosa classic black on white pitcher with dog handle.Ca. 1100-1250. ex. Tony Galligos collection, Hernandez, NM. 7 1/2" high with intricate zigzag design. Globular body with elongated neck. Figure of dog perched on shoulder of vessel with paws resting just below rim. Dog has checkerboard pattern on back and painted eyes. Some wear due to age, otherwise in excellent condition. Tularosa Black-on-white was the successor to Anasazi Mineral paint black-on-white types and was found in much of west-central, southwestern, and south-central New Mexico. For detailed explanation and photos of similar pieces,see Peckham, Stewart, From This Earth (Santa Fe; University of New Mexico Press, 1990)