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figure playing an instrument
  • Guatemala or Mexico
  • figure playing an instrument, late 1800s–1946
  • Where object was made: Guatemala or Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, wire
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 4.2 x 1.5 x 3.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 1 5/8 x 9/16 x 1 1/4 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6447

The standing figure is wearing a large brimmed yellow hat, a pink shirt, and a blue jacket and trousers and is playing a large instrument. The instrument has a long body, semicircular in cross section with two small legs and a tall, curving neck with one string. One face of the instrument is yellow and the remainder is orange.