Wonderful hippopotamus alebrije wood carving by top Oaxacan artist Eleazar Morales. Expertly carved out of copal wood sourced in the fields surrounding his workshop and painted with his distinctive style. An excellent piece by one of the best carves in Oaxaca.
Origin: Oaxaca, Mexico
Length/Height/Width: 8.5" x 9" x 5"
Copal wood (detachable tail)
Signed by the artist