Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bird with perch
  • Mexico
  • bird with perch, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: a) 11.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: a) 4 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/8 in
    Object Height/Width: b) 12.5 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Width: b) 4 15/16 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7008.a,b

The bird (2007.7008.a) is possibly a cardinal based on the comb. He has a yellow head with brown detail on the comb and an orange beak. He has a blue body and a green tail with black detail.

The perch (2007.7008.b) is a silver colored metal circle with a loop at the top and small peg at the bottom.