Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bowl and ladle
  • Mexico
  • bowl and ladle, late 1800s–1953
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico?
  • ceramic, incising, burnishing?
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: a 13 x 11 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 5 1/8 x 4 5/16 x 5 1/2 in
    Object Length/Width/Depth: b 17.5 x 5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: b 6 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4750.a,b
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Description

The mostly black ceramic bowl (2007.4750.a) has a long bird's neck and head on the rim. It has nearly straight sides and a flat bottom. The black ceramic ladle (2007.4750.b) has a relatively straight handle.