Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mexico
  • pitcher, late 1800s–1958
  • Where object was made: Guadalajara, Mexico
  • ceramic, glazing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 x 11.5 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4669

The pitcher tapers as it goes up. It has one handle opposite a narrow spout. The bottom decorative band has red flowers and black leafy elements with curlicues. The middle band has white leaf-like elements and says "Guadalajara" in cursive script. It has white dots above and below. The top band at the rim has black triangles with white circles between. The white handle has black lines and wavy lines on either edge. It has a very narrow pourspout.