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dentist scene with skeleton doctor and patient
  • Mexico
  • dentist scene with skeleton doctor and patient, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, wire, cotton
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 11.5 x 9 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4356

The standing male skeleton with cotton hair has his right hand raised with a gold tool over a reclining skeleton with cotton hair, in a black chair. There is a gold basin to the patient's left.