Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature vase
  • Mexico
  • miniature vase, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 5.5 x 5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 1/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Bruce Merwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4783

The miniature vase has a globular body and a small neck with a flaring rim. There are two small handles on either side. It has a green with orange rim. Short black diagonal lines, in pairs, and red circles, decorate the shoulder.