Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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animal figure
  • unknown Southwestern Native American maker
  • animal figure, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8 x 4.5 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 4 7/8 in
  • Gift of James K. Allen
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4243

The brown ceramic figure is of an unidentified animal. It has an elongated body with two very short legs in front, a long pointed snout, and two horns on the head. The two stumps on the back appear to be the remnants of a handle.