Ram alebrije wood carving by the Ramirez family workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico. This large piece was carved out of copal wood which is the wood of choice for most Oaxacan artists. The softness of the wood allows the carvers to create a level of detail which would not be possible with other types of hard wood.
Origin: Oaxaca, Mexico
Length/Height/Width: 11" x 11" x 8"
Material: Copal wood (detachable ears)
Signed by the artist