Footed Vase with Holly Vine Reliefs

United States, late nineteenth century

VAS 252

Description

Medium: Terracotta

Dimensions: 7.5 in high x 7 in diameter

Inscribed: Boston

This spherical vase, with its motif of flowering holly snaking along its rim and gently clawed feet, subtly imitates the forms of nature. This is enhanced with its deep copper color owing to its crafting from earthenware terracotta. 

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