Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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owl figure
  • Rose Torivio
    active ?–present
    active: United States
  • owl figure, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 11.5 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4595

The ceramic owl figure is white. The body and head are decorated with scallops for stylized feathers. It has small wings, a tail and black tipped horns. It has an orange bead and round orange and black eyes.