Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Eusebia T. Shije
    born circa 1930, active circa 1950s–present
    born: Zia Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • bowl, mid 1900s–1981
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 5 7/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4515

The red globular bowl has two panels of white each decorated with a bird, identified as a roadrunner, flanked by three petaled red flowers. The bird is black with stylized feathers on the breast. The flowers emerge from black/white striped triangles.