Vase

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1920-1960

GUSN

GUSN-11609

Description

The vase has a circular open mouth with a flat edge on a sloping neck. It has rounded broad shoulders that taper to a narrow circular flat base. It is hand-decorated with a polychrome floral design, striped banding, dot, and zig zag pattern at the foot. It has a reddish-buff colored body with underglaze.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vases
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
tin glaze
tin (metal)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Floral
Geometric
VASE

Inscription

Impressed in the bottom is: Made in Mexico.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Mexico

Dimensions

11.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.581