Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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carved bowl
  • Aaron Cajero
    born 1966, active 1993–present
    born: Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • carved bowl, circa 2000
  • Where object was made: Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, burnishing, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.5 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 15/16 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Ellie LeCompte
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0217

Bowl made from red clay that has a small base, then flares out widely to a flat shoulder, with a large opening at the top. The exterior has been burnished to a shiny red and then the entire surface is carved with vertical, wavelike lines.