Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small jar
  • Mexico
  • small jar, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 4 5/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4668

The small jar has a short, straight neck. It has a light brown field and a light blue neck. The upper half of the body is decorated with a large white bird, a red building, another large white bird and then a fern-like leaf. Each of the designs is separated by a tree with two trunks. The land is brown and there are small dots in the sky. There is a red and light blue band at the bottom of the decorated band.