Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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parrot figure
  • Mexico
  • parrot figure, late 1800s–1953
  • Where object was made: Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 16 x 11.5 x 19.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 7 5/8 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6232

The parrot figure has a large beak. The beak and the head are brown. The wings and tail are black. The body is light brown. There is black detail on the breast. The back is decorated with two larger orange flowers and green leaves and a stem of small leaves across the back. It has three legs.