Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ramona Tapia
    1940–2003, active circa 1970–2003
    active: United States
  • bowl, late 1900s–1996
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, paint, carving, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.5 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 15/16 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4257

The shallow, glossy black bowl has a band of recessed area around a serpent-like creature, identified as Avanyu.