Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Flora Naranjo, artist
    born circa 1915, active 1935–?
    active: United States
    Glenda Naranjo, artist
    born 1953, active 1970–present
    born: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • vase, late 1900s–1996
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, carving, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11.5 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4267

The glossy black vase has a globular body and a narrow neck. The neck interior is triangular. There are three repeats of the same shape carved on the neck consisting of a narrow triangle in the upper left corner above a larger right triangle that has two pointed shapes in the bottom edge and one stepped edge.