Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small vase
  • Mexico
  • small vase, late 1800s–1958
  • Where object was made: Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, glass, inlay
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 11.5 x 9.5 x 8 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4674

The small vase has a globular body and a tall, narrow neck. It is brown-red and has two fin-like extensions on the shoudler, each with a small hole. The shoulder on one side is inlaid with flower-like arrangements of white glass. There are bands of white glass above and below. It has a flared, wavy rim and is stamped with "Viva Mexico."