Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Kha’Po Owingeh (Santa Clara) maker
  • vase, late 1800s–1937
  • Where object was made: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 6 1/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4105

The ceramic vessel has a bulbous base (the greatest diameter near the top) a relatively flat shoulder and a neck that tapers and then flares to a rounded top. The neck and shoulder are painted red, but the base appears a bit lighter.