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crank toy depicting a cock fight with skeletons and moving parts
  • Mexico
  • crank toy depicting a cock fight with skeletons and moving parts, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • wood, metal, paint, string
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20.5 x 22.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 1/16 x 8 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4312
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Description

Two skeletons, one with a blue hat and one with a red hat stand opposite each other with two skeleton chickens between them. The chickens have articulated heads and tails. The humans have articulated shoulders and hips. It has an octagonal base with two sides in each color: orange, yellow, red, green.