Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mexico
  • vase, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 21 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 1/4 x 5 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7258

The vase has a globular body and a tall, straight neck. It has a light brown field and four bands of decoration, two on the body and two on the neck. The bottom band on the body has blue and brown leaves. The wider decorated band on the body has a dog-like animal with long ears in brown and a blue bird along with blue leaves and flowers and purple-brown flowers. The bottom band on the neck has blue leaves, and purple flowers. The top band has blue leaves. The bands are separated by solid blue lines with brown-purple bands at the top and bottom.