Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • American Samoa
  • bowl, late 1800s–1939
  • Where object was made: American Samoa
  • wood, carving, inlay
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 31 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 12 3/16 in
  • Gift of John A. Landgrebe
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3682

The round wooden bowl has a rounded bottom. It sits on a series of round wooden legs around the perimeter. The top of the rim is inlaid with small white four petal flowers and a band of small white triangles.