Oaxacan Woodcarving by Zeny Fuentes

Oaxacan Woodcarvingby Zeny Fuentes
Oaxacan Woodcarving by Zeny Fuentes
$189.00
Item Number: ZF201
Description
This whimsical fire-breathing dragon by artist Zeny Fuentes makes an eye-catching and affordable entry into the magical world of Oaxacan wood carving! The process begins by delicately carving the dragon's form from the wood of the Copal tree. After carving and sanding, the wooden figure is hand painted in striking designs and vibrant colors. The end result is a singular example of modern Mexican folk art that will add an artist's touch to any spaceMore…
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Oaxacan Woodcarving by Zeny Fuentes
Oaxacan Woodcarving by Zeny Fuentes
8 1/2"L x 8"W x 5 1/2"H
Item #: ZF201
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$189.00
Helpful Information
  • Oaxaca, Mexico is world renowned for its 'Alebrijes', or Copal wood carvings created entirely by hand. The skill and artistry of Oaxacan carving is traditionally passed from generation to generation, with talented family members developing and fostering their own special styles along the way. No two artists and no two Oaxacan wood carvings are ever exactly alike.
  • Due to the handmade nature of indigenous folk art, colors and design may vary slightly.
  • This figure's parts are detachable.