Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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seated human figure
  • Bolivia
  • seated human figure, late 1800s–1987
  • Where object was made: Bolivia
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 47 x 16.5 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 18 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of J. Laurence Day
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4721

The human figure has very small flexed legs and arms at the sides. He has a large head and torso. There are modeled features on the face, including a ridge across the face and over the nose. He is smiling and wearing a conical hat. There is a cluster of three grooves on each clavicle. He is seated on a round base.

There is a hole at the base of the neck on the back and top of the hat.