Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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turtle figure
  • Becky C.
    active: United States
  • turtle figure, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint, burnishing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6 x 5.5 x 8 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4448

The small ceramic turtle is red. The shell is glossy red with a white interlocking triangular design. The head and legs are not glazed. It has impressed eyes and smile.