Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mexico
  • vase, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 16 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 1/4 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4443

The cylindrical vase constricts slightly in the middle. Three black worms emerge at regular intervals from the bottom. There is white detail. The vase itself has a brown field with irregular grey outlines. There is an unidentified dark brown animal with a long tail depicted sitting on his rump. His mouth is open with an irregular dark brown shape with white detail.