Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bird figure
  • Southwestern peoples
  • bird figure, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, burnishing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 14.5 x 13.5 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 11/16 x 5 5/16 x 5 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4265

The glossy black ceramic bird figure has small wings and a tail. It has a large body with a hole in the back. It has no legs. The head has a small beak but no eyes.