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figurines


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Preferred Term

figurines

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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.

Variations

statuette

statuettes

figurine

Broader Term

statues

Narrower Terms

dolls

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