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miniature scene depicting a man with flowers, and lid
  • El Salvador
  • miniature scene depicting a man with flowers, and lid, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: El Salvador
  • ceramic, paint, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: together 3.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: together 1 3/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6459.a,b

The man has yellow hat, a dark green top and light brown trousers and is kneeling in front of three platters of flowers (2007.6459.a). The proper right platter has brown flowers, the front platter has green and yellow flowers, and the proper left platter has white flowers.

The lid (2007.6459) is shaped like a large fruit, either an apple or peach. There is a short green stem and three green leaves. The fruit is yellow at the stem and the rest is red.