Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • China
  • bowl, mid-late 1800s
  • Where object was made: China
  • brass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 6 1/4 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3019

The round brass bowl has three short legs. The bowl flares from bottom to top, with a flared lip. The outer surface is decorated with vertical grooves and the lip is scalloped giving a flower-like impression. The legs each have two trianglular extensions at the top.