Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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globular vase
  • Casa Brena
    founded 1936
  • globular vase, circa 1950s
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, gold leaf
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 4 1/8 in
  • Gift of Ellie LeCompte
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0224

Reddish brown ceramic vessel that has a globular body, tapering up to the top, where there is a small opening with a short neck. The exterior is painted in dark blue geometric patterns including stepped triangles and interlocking scrolls. Around the opening and around the body of the vessel there are several thin bands of gold colored paint.