OAXACAN WOOD CARVING ROOSTER - Carlos Morales - OAXACA ALEBRIJE - 2003 VINTAGE HISTORY. This lizard has a tiny piece of wood missing from one finger. Since it is white, it is difficult to notice. Please see the photo detail.
It is signed by the artist Gloria Morales. It was all carved from one piece of Copal wood except the tail is added. This armadillo has amazing colors and patterns. It is a nice large piece with many different colors - perfect to display anywhere.Imagine trying to carve the armadillo and lizard from one piece of wood! Dimensions: Length 16 in / 41 cm. Width 6.5 in / 7 cm. Height 8.5 in / 22 cm. Materials: Copal wood, Acrylic paint.
Alebrijes are vividly colored animals are usually carved from one piece of Copal wood that only grows in Mexico and then painstakingly painted with great detail using acrylic paints. The item "VINTAGE OAXACAN ALEBRIJE ARMADILLO with LIZARD WOOD CARVING MEXICAN FOLK ART" is in sale since Thursday, December 31, 2020.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Folk Art". The seller is "enigmachaser" and is located in Battle Ground, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Dominican republic, El salvador, Russian federation.