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small duck-shaped pitcher
  • Mexico
  • small duck-shaped pitcher, late 1800s–2000
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8.5 x 5.5 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4740

The small pitcher is shaped like a duck. The duck's body is decorated with white wing outlines and white circles inside the wings. It has a small modeled tail at one end and two small feet at the front end. The modeled beak is painted white and there are white eyes on the head. There is a hole at the top of the head and a handle from the back of the head to the middle of the back. It is orange.