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skeleton and motorcycle
  • Mexico
  • skeleton and motorcycle, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, cotton, wire
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 12.5 x 7.5 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 7/8 x 2 15/16 x 4 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of the Friends of the KUMA
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4308

The ceramic skeleton has cotton hair and is pushing an orange motorcycle with green and black detail. He stands on the right side of the motorcycle. The skeleton's head is on a spring to move. It is mounted on a white rectangular base with a green edge.