vase (containers)

Brass vase and detachable lid. The vase has four oval panels on the sides depicting plants. Between the panels are raised leaf decoration and bands of chevrons at the top and bottom of the vase. The background of the vase is textured with a dot pattern. The lid is round with a handle on the top and textured bands on the edge and side.

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