Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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melon jar
  • Alvin Baca
    born 1966, active 1980–present
    active: United States
  • melon jar, 1980–2003
  • Where object was made: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, carving, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12.5 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 7/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gene and Shirley Thomas
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0273

Glossy red jar with a vertical oval body and short neck. Vertical ridges in the melon style.