Figurine, West Mexican (Huitzilapa, Jalisco, or Colima)
Artist: Unknown Mexican (Central Veracruzan) Artist Primary
Purchased at auction by Jacob Fass (1960s); 2003 gift to Fairfield University.
Three-dimensional works that represent humans, animals, or mythical beasts at less than half life-size. While the term may be used interchangeably with "statuette" in certain situations, it differs in that a statuette is always free-standing while a figurine may be part of a larger work, such as a decorative detail on a candelabra or mirror.
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