Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Tetsuge Owingeh (Tesuque) maker
  • vase, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 11/16 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4091

The vase has a bulbous body and a tall neck with a slight flare at the opening. It has a scalloped rim, a light brown field, and a light blue rim. There are two iterations of the same design consisting of a "Y" shape in the field color with blue-green and bright orange in the "Y." There is a triangle to the facing left of the "Y" that has red and yellow with a purple line and white and black feather shapes on the edge, and a triangle on the facing right of the "Y" that has red and purple in the triangle with yellow on two outside edges and white scallops.