Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oblong bowl
  • Sara Ayers
    born: York County, South Carolina, United States ; active: United States
  • oblong bowl, early 1900s–1973
  • Where object was made: South Carolina, United States
  • ceramic, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 9.5 x 8.5 x 31.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 12 3/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6149

The oblong ceramic bowl has a human head at either end. Each head is wearing a cylindrical headdress. There are shallow scallops on the edge. It is black.