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redware tripod vessel with gold accent
  • Casa Brena
    founded 1936
  • redware tripod vessel with gold accent, circa 1950s
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, gold leaf
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 11/16 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Ellie LeCompte
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0223
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Reddish brown ceramic vessel that has a rounded bottom, then tapers into a thinner neck and flares out at the rim. On the bottom of the vessel, there are three small spheres that function as legs. The surface of the vessel is painted with dark blue gemoetric shapes and there is a wide gold colored band at the top and gold details in the design.