Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wedding vase
  • Severa Tafoya
    1890–1973, active 1915–1973
    active: United States
  • wedding vase, early 1900s–1988
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, carving, burnishing, impressing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 x 14 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of Margaret L. Hoopes
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4390

The small wedding vase has a globular body with two necks, joined by a strap. It is glossy black. There is a small stylized bear paw on either side of the body.