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grave with a skull
  • Mexico
  • grave with a skull, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, wire
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 16.5 x 9.5 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 5 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4298

A ceramic sculpture that has a black rectangular grave, stepped for three levels with an arch at one end. The arch has a gold cross at the top and gold detail. It has a white pot with a pink flower on either side. The front of the grave has a skull on the top level and white candles on the bottom level. Each level is decorated with gold detail. The top level has a gold cross and the second level reads "2-XI-."