Southwest Painted Pottery Canteen, Zuni, early 20th century, the flat-bottom bulbous form painted with a large red and black spiral rattlesnake design on a cream-colored ground, starting on the top and continuing to the back, two lugs for attachment, with a large, short spout, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 10 1/12 in.
Provenance: Private collection, Long Island, New York; The Dwight Lanmon collection.
Literature: Lanmon and Harlow, The Pottery of Zuni Pueblo, Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe, 2008, p. 303, fig. 21:29.
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