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miniature turtle
  • Mexico
  • miniature turtle, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 1.5 x 1.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 9/16 x 9/16 x 1 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6429

The small white animal has a round body and head. It has no legs or tail, but overall, it is in the shape of a turtle. It is white with black detail on the head. There is a brown flower with a yellow center and green leaves on the back.