RARE, Vintage, Mexican folk art sculpture by the late Manuel Jimenez, the artist credited as the founder of Oaxacan Wood Carvings. Up for consideration is a rare, important Oaxacan carved Sculpture of an Armadillo.He is known and collected in museums and private collections world-wide. His style is recognized by its bold colors, intricate designs and imaginative depictions of animals. Also, Manuel carved from cedar as a way to distinguish his carvings from others as the craft became more popular. This piece is signed by both him and his sons Angelico and Isaias Jimenez, his sons are still making wood carvings following their fathers tradition and style.
The piece is from the early 1990's. The dimensions for this Coyote sculpture are about 15.5" long (sideview), 8" high and 4 wide. This piece is in excellent condition - there are no scratches, bumps, or any damage.
Thank you for your interest. The item "MANUEL JIMENEZ & SONS, SIGNED-FOUNDER OAXACA CARVING FOUND IN MUSEUMS-COYOTE" is in sale since Friday, November 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Folk Art". The seller is "shanghailili" and is located in Chicago, Illinois.This item can be shipped to United States.