Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oval bowl
  • Flora Naranjo
    born: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • oval bowl, mid 1900s–1979
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, carving, burnishing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7 x 12 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 5 7/8 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4399

The oval bowl has slightly convex sides. It is glossy black with matte black carved decorations. It has a triangle shape with a stepped edge, a right triangle with a curved edge, a semicircle with a small triangle on the flat edge, and a wide "N" shape with triangles on one vertical element.