Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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donkey figure
  • Mexico
  • donkey figure, circa 1942
  • Where object was made: Solis, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 11.5 x 6 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6237

The ceramic donkey is light brown with dark blue rings around the eyes and a dark blue nose and ears. There are dark blue and orange ovals on the chest and dark blue detail on the legs. The hooves are orange. The back is decorated with a large dark blue flower with orange detail and four large dark blue leaves.