Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Guatemala
  • candleholder, late 1800s–1952
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 x 7.5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4741

The very small jar-shaped candleholder has a globular body with a narrow neck and a flared rim. It has two small loop handles. It is orange and the rim and handles are decorated with white paint. Both sides of the body are decorated with an "S" shaped line and small white dots and tick marks on either side.