Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small animal figure
  • unknown A:shiwi (Zuñi) maker
  • small animal figure, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • stone, turquoise, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 4 x 2 x 4.5 cm length is nose to back
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 9/16 x 3/4 x 1 3/4 in length is nose to back
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1693

The small grey stone animal is possibly a sitting cat. It has a fat body and two small pointed ears. It has inlaid turquoise eyes.