Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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vase with two handles
  • Mexico
  • vase with two handles, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, glazing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 23 x 21 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 1/16 x 8 1/4 x 5 7/8 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6234

The vase has a globular body and a flared neck. There are loop handles on the shoulder. The rim and the top of the body have a scalloped ridge which is grey with orange or blue in the recesses. The neck is orange with white spirals. The body is grey with a white bird, possibly a dove on the blue ground or water with a tree or flower hanging over the bird. The other side is decorated with two white flowers with yellow and black detail and two large blue leaves and a stripe of curlicues. It is orange around the bottom.