Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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skeleton with spring arms and legs
  • Mexico
  • skeleton with spring arms and legs, 1981–1991
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca de Juárez City Market, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, wire, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 x 10.5 x 3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Lynn M. Ward
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4330

Ther ceramic skeleton has gold colored springs for the arms, legs, and neck. The head, hands, torso, and feet are white ceramic with black detail. There is a wire loop at the top of the head.