Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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kora (drinking bowl)
  • Hawazma peoples
  • kora (drinking bowl), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kadugli, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan; made in China
  • metal, enamel
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9.5 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 3/4 x 8 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3229

The metal bowl has an enamel surface. It has a yellow field, a green band near the rim and a dark blue rim. It is decorated with red flowers with green stems and leaves.

It would generally be used for serving cold drinks like water, but could be used for different serving purposes.