Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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"melon" bowl
  • Angela Baca
    1927–2014
    born: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • "melon" bowl, mid 1900s–1982
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, paint, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4256
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The glossy black bowl has vertical grooves, and is commonly called a "melon pot."