Zapotec Octopus - Oaxacan Alebrije Wood Carving. Beautiful one-piece octopus alebrije wood carving made in Oaxaca, Mexico.
This beautiful work of art was handcrafted out of a single piece of copal wood. Copal wood is sustainably sourced in the fields surrounding the small towns of San Martin Tilcajete & Arrazola and is the wood of choice for wood carvers in Oaxaca. Many months went into creating this exceptional piece. From curing, carving, sanding & painting the wood.
An alebrije can take up to 15 months to complete depending on the size and complexity of the piece. Height/ Width: 12" x 6" x 11. Time to Complete: 8 Months. Signed by the artist (Certificate of authenticity included).
The item "Zapotec Octopus Oaxacan Alebrije Wood Carving" is in sale since Saturday, February 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Folk Art". The seller is "viva-mexico" and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.