Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Leonidas Tapia
    died 1977, active 1950s–1975?
  • bowl, late 1900s–1980
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint, carving, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 14.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 5 11/16 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4636

The globular bowl has a red rim and bottom and a wide decorated band with carving. The recessed areas are red and the raised areas are tan with white outlines. There is a row of three red triangles next to a tan triangle with a red outline and a red triangle with a stepped border and curlicue then a stepped red triangle.