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miniature scene of people selling food, with lid
  • El Salvador
  • miniature scene of people selling food, with lid, 1940s
  • Where object was made: El Salvador
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: together 4 x 3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: together 1 9/16 x 1 3/16 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6453.a,b

The miniature scene depicts two people with a large black bowl and a cluster of small yellow bowls (2007.6453.a). One person wears a yellow hat, red shirt, and black pants. The other has dark hair and wears a green top and orange-brown pants. They set on a semicircular white base.

A dome shaped lid (2007.6453.b) sits over the top. It has a white field with a red top. There are faint stripes in blue, yellow, and pink with a dark blue and white flag. The text reads: