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Spotted Fox - Oaxacan Alebrije Wood Carving www.VivaMexico.com
Spotted Fox - Oaxacan Alebrije Wood Carving www.VivaMexico.com
Spotted Fox - Oaxacan Alebrije Wood Carving www.VivaMexico.com
Spotted Fox - Oaxacan Alebrije Wood Carving www.VivaMexico.com
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Spotted Fox - Oaxacan Alebrije Wood Carving

309.00 NIS 363.00 NIS
    DESCRIPTION
    This spotted fox wood carving also known as "alebrije" was carved and painted in the small town of San Martin Tilcajete in Oaxaca Mexico by the Hernandez family which is one of the 7 original families who popularized the art of wood-carving. This beautiful piece is constructed of 2 pieces of wood: body, and tail. This is to prevent breaking during transport. Alebrije wood carvings take several months and several steps to reach the end result. Curing, carving and painting are often done by different family members who choose their craft based on their individual talents.

    Origin: Oaxaca, Mexico

    Height/Length/Width: 4.25" x 4" x 2" (detachable tail)

    Handcrafted out of copal wood

    Signed by the artist

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