Water Jug

Description
Chickens are a familiar decorative theme in household objects. This contemporary chicken-shaped botijo, or water jug is made of terra cotta with a removable stopper in the form of a chicken head.
Description (Spanish)
Las gallinas constituyen un tema de decoración popular en los objetos domésticos. Este botijo contemporáneo con forma de gallina está hecho de terracota y tiene un tapón desmontable que representa la cabeza del animal.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1980
place made
Puerto Rico
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26.5 cm x 16.5 cm x 26.5 cm; 10 7/16 in x 6 1/2 in x 10 7/16 in
ID Number
1997.0097.0082
catalog number
1997.0097.0082
accession number
1997.0097
Credit Line
Gift of Teodoro Vidal
subject
Daily Life
Puerto Rico
Household Tools and Equipment
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Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Cultures & Communities
Vidal
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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