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miniature scene
  • El Salvador
  • miniature scene, 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
  • 2007.6454.a,b

The miniature scene depicts a man and woman kneeling behind a brown object, possibly a log, with a brown pot and a green plant on top (2007.6454.a). There is a yellow vessel in front and an orange vessel to the side. The woman is wearing a red head scarf and a green dress. The man has dark hair and is wearing a yellow shirt with blue trousers.

The white dome shaped lid has a red top (2007.6454.b). It has curved stripes in red, blue, and yellow. There is a blue and white flag. The text reads: "EL SALVADOR F.A."