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Owl Figurine


Nellie Bica


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 2 15/16 x 3 x 2 7/8 in. (7.46 x 7.62 x 7.3 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Soutwest region
Culture: A'shiwi (Zuñi) Pueblo, North America, United States, Soutwest region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Inscription on bottom, in brown: [N. BiCA/ ZUNi,]
Physical Description: fat, rounded body, slightly concave foot; stumpy wings; very small tailfeathers; opening behind tip of beak; feathers and details in red and brown pigments
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Suzanne K. Merchant in memory of James R. Merchant
Accession Number: 2004.75.2
Artist: Nellie Bica
Role: Artist
Added to Site: March 1, 2009