Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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round tray
  • Mexico
  • round tray, circa 1975
  • Where object was made: Uruapán, Baja California, Mexico
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5 x 38 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 15/16 x 14 15/16 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6875
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The round tray has deep sides and a flat bottom. The outside is solid blue. The inside is orange with four black curving vines from a center point. There are small black flowers between the vines, some with leaves and small dots with white detail. Thin black scallops with gold detail define the center design. There is gold scroll work with black dots at the base of the sides. The interior sides are decorated with straight vines, small black flowers and small dots with white detail.