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floreras (flower vase)
  • Amea Enriquez
    active: Mexico
  • floreras (flower vase), 1989
  • Where object was made: Atzompa, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, glazing, applique
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17.5 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 7/8 x 5 1/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4687

The footed vase is slightly constricted at the neck that flares to a wide, wavy rim. It is appliqued with a flower, stem and two leaves. It is green.

These vases are often used on home altars.