Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bear figure
  • Robert Gonzales
    active: United States
  • bear figure, circa 2000
  • Where object was made: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, turquoise, burnishing, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7 x 6.5 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 5 1/8 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gene and Shirley Thomas
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0269

Glossy black ceramic bear on all four feet. He has two small turquoise eyes. Underside is hollow and matte.