Unusual Skeleton Dog w/ pops of color. Adrian Xuana lives in San Martin Tilcajete, Oaxaca. He began working in wood at the young age of 14. He remembers his first figures being armadillos and Cristobal Colon in his small boat.
He is now known for his famous masks and animals who hold a bottle of liquor. This turtle is truly quite the interesting piece. The contrast of Black & White mixed with the brilliant pops of color is something that catches your eye. The expertly carved dog is from one piece of copal wood!Ears , tail & bone are all. 11 1/2" tall (tip of tail) , 16" long , 2 3/4" wide , 3 3/4" wide ear to ear. See photos for signature on the bottom. This piece is directly out of a vintage collection it is in great condition! Please inspect all photographs and feel free to ask any questions.
This particular piece has a scuff on the dogs back right hip. Very small nic on 2nd bone on left shoulder. In the dogs mouth the brown paint of the bone has made 2 marks. Everything is visible in photos.Thank you for looking have a great day! The item "ADRIAN XUANA OAXACAN WOOD CARVING UNUSUAL SKELETON DOG VINTAGE RARE" is in sale since Wednesday, July 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Folk Art". The seller is "bracamp44" and is located in Old Hickory, Tennessee. 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, 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, 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, Montserrat, Ukraine.