This beautiful PRAYING MANTIS , created by the Blas family, is intricately detailed and beautifully carved and painted. This outstanding piece is approximately 13 1/2" tall, 7 1/2" wide and 6 1/2 long. Oaxaca's wood carvings are collected world-wide and are exhibited in galleries and museums.
Alebrijes, which are Mexico's fantastic, imaginative figures are often described as creatures of the dreams and the imagination, They are made of copal wood in Oaxaca, Mexico. This high quality carving is a great addition to any collection. This is an outstanding high quality alebrije. The item "PRAYING MANTIS ALEBRIJE BLAS HAND-PAINTED OAXACAN WOOD CARVING OAXACA FOLK ART" is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Folk Art".The seller is "oneworldcrafts2015" and is located in Miami, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.