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figurine of Victoriano Huerta
  • Margarito Nuñez
    born: Tlaquepaque, Jalisco Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • figurine of Victoriano Huerta, circa 1950
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 6 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6345

The standing figure is identified as Victoriano Huerta (Mexican president 1913-1914). He is dark complected and is wearing sunglasses. He is wearing a long hat that is pointed in the front and back. It is dark blue with white and gold detail. He is wearing a military style uniform in dark blue consisting of a short jacket with tails with gold detail. He has gold epaulets and a light blue sash. There is red detail. He has a sword on the proper left hip and black shoes. He is standing on a black and green base with text that reads: Gral. Victoriano Huerta.