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El Chango del Cilindrero (miniature scene depicting a skeleton with an organ grinder and monkey)
  • Mexico
  • El Chango del Cilindrero (miniature scene depicting a skeleton with an organ grinder and monkey), 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • wood, paint, ceramic, glass
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 6.5 x 7 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4277
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A miniature scene that depicts a skeleton dressed in white with a red tie and sash on the facing right. He has a brown organ with a white crank handle and white speakers on a yellow pole. A small brown monkey sits on top of the organ grinder. There are dark blue walls with a mirror back and the exterior is red.