Art of the Americas - Figure of a General, Guatemala

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Figure of a general
Wood, paint, string, glass beads, yarn, metal
Mid-20th century
7.75" (14.6 cm) high including base

Ex. private collection, New York 

A general standing at attention with a brick red uniform and painted gilt accessories. The metal crucifix has a tuft of yarn and glass beads tying it to the string, which is pulled to the left on photos below, for no good reason. His wooden cap has an attached leather brim.


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