Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature bullfighter
  • El Salvador
  • miniature bullfighter, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: El Salvador
  • ceramic, paint, wire
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 6.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 9/16 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6467.06

The standing figure is probably a banderillero because he is holding two wire swords aloft. He wears a black hat and yellow shirt and knee length trousers with a red sash and tie. He stands on a square yellow base.