Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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skull shaped candleholder
  • Mexico
  • skull shaped candleholder, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, wire, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 9.5 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of the Friends of the KUMA
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4314

The white ceramic skull has black detail and a pink hat. The crown of the hat holds the candle. There is a white flower on either side with a wire stem.