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grave with an angel
  • Mexico
  • grave with an angel, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 x 6 x 9.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 3 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4297

A ceramic sculpture that has a rectangular black base with three levels. There is a bust of an angel with praying hands at the top. She has a pink shirt and silver wings. There are brown cylinders on either side of the angel at the lower level. There is a skull at the front center on the bottom level with white candles on either side of the skull. There is silver detail on the black and silver rectangle on the second level.