Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Australian Aboriginal maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–1968
  • Where object was made: Australia
  • wood, paint, pigment, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6 x 10.5 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/8 x 4 1/8 x 9 1/16 in
  • Gift of James A. Sleeper
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3603

The small round bowl has two small tabs. There is a red rim with black dots, and the tabs resemble stylized heads with large black eyes and a black crescent hairstyle. The bottom exterior and the interior of the bowl are white with a black bottom.