Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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owl shaped ceramic bead
  • Mexico
  • owl shaped ceramic bead, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, wire
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 x 1 x 1.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3/4 x 3/8 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6425

The very small ceramic owl figure has a wire loop at the top. It is white with black eyes, a light green beak, and black detail. There is a red flower with a light green center on the back.