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florero (vase)
  • Amea Enriquez
    active: Mexico
  • florero (vase), 1989
  • Where object was made: Atzompa, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, glazing, applique
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17.5 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 7/8 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4688

The footed vase is nearly cylindrical with a slight taper at the neck. It has a widely flared rim above the neck and a wavy rim. It has a raised triangular cluster of circles on a stem with two leaves. It is green.

It was often used on home altars and often in pairs.