Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bird with egg
  • Mexico
  • bird with egg, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: a) 3.5 x 2 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: a) 1 3/8 x 13/16 x 1 in
    Object Height/Diameter: b) 5.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: b) 2 3/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7021.a,b

The small bright green owl (2007.7021.a) has black and yellow detail and a red beak.

The white eggshell (2007.7021.b) has a hole in one side for the owl to sit into. The thin black cracks are painted on.