Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Alfareria Victor Soteno
    active: Mexico
  • mask, 1989
  • Where object was made: Metepec, México
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 30 x 20.5 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 3/4 x 8 1/16 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4924

The ceramic mask depicts a human face. It has cutouts for eyes and a cutout for a mouth with downturned lips. The wrinkled forehead and triangular bottom portion of the mask is grooved to resemble a beard.