This classic Polar Bear was hand-carved and hand-painted by artist Jacobo Cortes from the wood of the copal tree. The spectacular detailing along with the contrasting colors make this bear an eye-catching work that will add an artist's touch to any part of your home.
Oaxaca, Mexico is world renowned for its 'Alebrijes' or copal wood carvings that are sourced, carved and painted by individual artists entirely by hand. The skill and artistry is usually passed down from generation to generation with certain family members developing and fostering their own special style. Jacobo Cortes has been carving figures for over fifteen years in Arrazola, Oaxaca.