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figurine of Pascual Ortiz Rubio
  • Margarito Nuñez
    born: Tlaquepaque, Jalisco Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • figurine of Pascual Ortiz Rubio, circa 1950
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14.5 x 6 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 11/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6349

The standing figure is identified as Pascual Ortiz Rubio (Mexican president 1930-1932). He is dark complected with a receding hairline and short grey hair. He wears glasses and a mustache. He has a black tuxedo with tails and a white vest with black buttons. There is a red, white, and green sash across his chest. He stands on a green and black base with text that reads: Pascual Ortiz Rubio.