Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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skeleton with instrument
  • Mexico
  • skeleton with instrument, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15 x 5.5 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 7/8 x 2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4317.13

The skeleton is holding a gold instrument in front of his chest. He is wearing a wide rimmed black hat, red top, green vest and black trousers.