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duck figure
  • Mexico
  • duck figure, late 1800s–2000
  • Where object was made: Solis, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 16.5 x 14.5 x 28 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 1/2 x 5 11/16 x 11 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6241

The large ceramic duck has a dark blue head with white spots. It has an orange beak and orange and black eyes. The body is light brown with a large orange flower in the center of the back with white and dark blue detail. There are dark blue leaves and a smaller white and orange flower at the tail with a dark blue center and dark blue leaves on either side. The dark blue curved lines indicate wings with smaller dark blue and white curving lines for feathers. There is a large orange feather with dark blue leaves on the breast.