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miniature scene depicting man selling manos and matates, and lid
  • El Salvador
  • miniature scene depicting man selling manos and matates, and lid, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: El Salvador
  • ceramic, paint, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: together 4 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: together 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6463.a,b
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Description

The scene depicts a man kneeling behind five sets of manos and matates (2007.6463.a). He is wearing a light brown conical hat and formerly white clothes, now a light brown. It is arranged on a round green base.

The dome shaped lid (2007.6463.b) has vertical stripes in orange, green, and yellow, with red detail, resembling a fruit.