Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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llama figure
  • unknown maker from Chile
  • llama figure, late 1800s–1987
  • Where object was made: Chile
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7 x 4.5 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of J. Laurence Day
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4748

The black ceramic llama has three very short legs and a very large body. The snout and ears are modelled and it has holes for eyes. It has white feather-like decoration on the proper left side and a pointed oval with white lines on the chest and the proper right side.

There is a diagonal slit in the back.