Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mexico
  • vase, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: Guadalajara?, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 26 x 15.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 10 1/4 x 6 1/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4092

The vase has a bulbous base that constricts to a second tier of the body before joining a cylindrical neck. It is light brown. It is decorated with bands, from the bottom in solid orange, light blue, orange marks with light blue dots and triangles, and light blue. The shoulder has a yellow field with light blue circles and orange asterisks, then a band of solid light blue. There is a band of blue ovals just below the neck. The neck is decorated with a wide band of vertical yellow marks and a band of solid light blue and solid orange above and below.