Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small bowl
  • Mexico
  • small bowl, late 1800s–1958
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • gourd, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3.5 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/8 x 3 7/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4837
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The small bowl is painted on the interior and exterior.
The interior has a red field, a gold band at the rim and a medium blue band below with light blue ovals and dark blue detail. On the bottom interior, there is a grey bird standing in blue water with two green and gold plants.
The exterior has a red rim, a medium blue band with light blue, dark blue and medium blue chevrons below on a black field. There is a red rose-like flower with light green leaves and gold and light blue detail. The gold and red text reads "Amistad."