Oaxacan Woodcarving by Zeny Fuentes

Oaxacan Woodcarvingby Zeny Fuentes
Oaxacan Woodcarving by Zeny Fuentes
$695.00
Item Number: ZF063
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This mesmerizing "Roaring Hippopotamus" by Oaxacan artist Zeny Fuentes was hand-carved from local Copal wood and delicately painted in stunning detail with a steady hand and brilliant acrylic colors. The end result is a one-of-a-kind work of art, whose quality and creativity are internationally recognized.

Zeny Fuentes is a native Zapotec and fourth generation woodcarver from the village of San Martin, Oaxaca. He started carving and paintingMore…
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Oaxacan Woodcarving by Zeny Fuentes
Oaxacan Woodcarving by Zeny Fuentes
8 1/2"L x 4 1/2"W x 5 1/2"H
Item #: ZF063
This item is one of a kind.
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$695.00
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  • 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.
  • Original Artist Title: "Hipopótamo Rugiendo".