Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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figural vase
  • Mexico
  • figural vase, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 16.5 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 1/2 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4438

The vase has a globular body. The cylindrical neck is modeled as the figure's head and the arms are modeled on the body. The face has round eyes, an oval mouth and very low ears. The opening is at the top, hidden by the figure's forehead. The back of the vessel's neck has incised lines for hair.