Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Mary A. Kretsinger
    born: Emporia, Kansas, United States ; died: Emporia, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Phoenix, 1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • enamel, twenty-four-carat gold, mounted in eighteen-carat gold
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 64 x 95 x 10 mm
  • Gift of the artist
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0702

Pendant is brightly decoarated with a white bird that has its wings spread. Yellow oval shape encircles the head of the bird. Above oval appears to be a rim of red fire, blue sky, and red flames below bird as well. There are three shark tooth shapes attached to left and right side of pendant. Pendant is attached to a black band with gold clasp.