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Pear-Shaped Bottle

pear shaped bottle

pear shaped bottle - body
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At the widest part of the vase, the decoration show stylized horses and fantastic beasts in full gallop. Mexican potters adapted these motifs in their own work.

pear shaped bottle
pear shaped bottle
pear shaped bottle

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