Vase in Shape of High-Button Shoe

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Glazed boot vase with Victorian applied designs. The glaze is natural and black drip and is becoming iridescent. The designs start at the top front and descend to the toe and are fan shapes, lace oval and floral. The handle is attached at the rear of the boot and has design details at the top and bottom. The top is a shell with other shapes, the bottom is a face with hair and collar.
Accession Number
1977/15a
Artist Name
Unknown
Geography
Puebla, Mexico
Dimensions
8 H x 4 W x 9 D (in.)
Classification
Credit Line
Gift of Peter Rodriguez