Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Lucy M. Lewis
    circa 1898–1992, active circa 1920–1990
    born: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • bowl, early 1900s–1992
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Karl Menninger and his family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4585

The white bowl has a narrow base and a slight shoulder. It as four black deer, each with a red line from the mouth to the red triangle at the heart, a "heartline." They have white circles on their rumps.