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bird figure
  • Mexico
  • bird figure, late 1800s–1949
  • Where object was made: Solis, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 10 x 4.5 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6236

The small bird has a long neck and tail. The neck and head are dark blue. It has an orange beak and white lines on the neck. It has a grey body and tail and dark blue detail on the breast and legs. The back is decorated with a white and brown feather with dark blue leaves. There are smaller dark blue leaves on the tail.