vase (containers)

Ceramic vase, glazed in blue and turquoise on a ground with crackled glaze. The vase is round, with a small pedestal base. The main body of the vase widens, and has a band of floral decoration. The neck and shoulder have horizontal bands of patterning, with designs of flowers or petals. The handles for the vase are at either side of the shoulder, and are in the form of human legs. The neck widens into a bowl and has a floral decoration. The base has a band of leaves.

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