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miniature scene depicting a woman at a well, with lid
  • El Salvador
  • miniature scene depicting a woman at a well, with lid, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: El Salvador
  • ceramic, paint, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: together 4.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: together 1 3/4 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6464.a,b
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Description

The scene depicts a woman standing at a small green well with four red pots (2007.6464.a). The woman has dark hair, a green top, and a red skirt with white and blue detail. It has a round green base.

The domed lid is curved at the top, possibly like a fruit (2007.6464.a,b). The tip is red and the bottom is yellow. It is mottled.