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figurine of Adolfo López Mateos
  • Margarito Nuñez
    born: Tlaquepaque, Jalisco Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • figurine of Adolfo López Mateos, circa 1950
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 5.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6339

The standing figure is identified as Adolfo López Mateos (Mexican president 1958-1964), with short brown hair, parted on the proper left. He is wearing a green three piece suit (jacket, vest, and trousers) and a tie with a yellow field and green and red stripes over a white shirt. He has a striped sash with red, white, and green across his chest. He has light brown shoes.

The handwritten text on the base says: Adolfo López Mateos.