Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small bowl
  • unknown Laguna maker
  • small bowl, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4.5 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/4 x 3 3/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4160

The small bowl has a red band on the interior. The outside has a light colored field. It is decorated with two iterations of a bird. The body of one is undecorated. It has red and white wings and red tail feathers. It has a red eye with black dots around it. The second bird has stylized feathers on the body in addition to the elements on the first bird. There are black and white leaves and stems with dots between the birds.