Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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sahin (bowl)
  • unknown Hawazma maker
  • sahin (bowl), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kadugli, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan; made in China
  • metal, enamel, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 30 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 11 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3238

The metal bowl has an enamel surface. It has a yellow field and a dark blue rim. There is a green band near the rim. The interior bottom is decorated with a red apple, and a bunch of red grapes with green stems.

It was used for serving food.