Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woman holding bowl
  • Liberia
  • woman holding bowl, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Liberia
  • brass, casting
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 x 3 x 3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of C. Susan Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0178

This sculpture depicts a stylized, standing female figure, clothed in a skirt, holding a large bowl in her proper left arm and stabilizing it with her proper right hand. Her head and her facial features are heavily stylized.