Jar

Physical description

Clay "joni chomo" portrait pot. The mouth is wide, with a thin and slightly flaring rim. The interior is painted black. A face is situated on the neck with protruding nose, cheeks and chin. The eyes are painted oblongs with a small pupil. The mouth is a carved line emphasized by brown paint. The ears are brown and protrude, and the back of the head is painted brown. The face, as well as the pot’s body to the shoulder, are covered in patterns of dark brown lines with rust coloured accents, on a light yellow base. Beneath the shoulder to the foot the pot is rust in colour with large areas of black. The base is slightly concave.