Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature bull
  • El Salvador
  • miniature bull, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: El Salvador
  • ceramic, paint, wire
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 4.5 x 2 x 8 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 3/4 x 13/16 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6467.10

The black bull has wire legs, tail, and horns. He has been stabbed with a wire knife or sword in the back, with blood around it. There is a wire hook in his nose.