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Vessel; earthenware; large; dark brownish-red; globular body with one double handle on shoulder (another missing); punctuated on body with nodules and six projections between horizontal incised bands; tall stem and flared-out foot; thicker, indented, band round mid-section of stem; short vertical neck with flared-out projecting rim; hollow foot; chips off foot and rim; colour missing in places.
- Made in: Mexico
- (Americas,North America,Mexico)
- Height: 36.6 centimetres
- Diameter: 21 centimetres (max)
Similar vessels attributed to Mexico in Cristina Achidini-Luchinat and mario Scalini, eds., Splendore dei medici, Firenze e l'Europa, Florence 2000, cats.111-112. See also Marilena Mosco and Ornella Casazza, Museo degli Argenti, Collections and Collectors, 2004, p. 174 for similar vase, entitled Bucchero vase, as 17th C Mexican in 18th C Florentine mounts.DFT
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Object reference number: MCN14207
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