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cajete (bowl)
  • Pascuala Giron Rodriguez
    active: Mexico
  • cajete (bowl), 1989
  • Where object was made: Río Blanco, Nochixtlán District, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 28.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 11 1/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4765

The bowl has rounded sides and bottom. The widely flaring rim is painted red. The remainder of the pot is light brown and there is a large black firing cloud.