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Pear-Shaped Bottle

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pear shaped bottle

Porcelain with underglaze blue
27 x 17 cm

This small, elegant bottle comes from China. The vase has a long, thin neck and pear-shaped body. This design is an ancient shape in Chinese ceramics. Objects from Asia were very popular in Mexico during the viceregal period and strongly influenced art produced in Mexico.



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pear shaped bottle
pear shaped bottle
pear shaped bottle

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