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Mexican Burnished Clay Hand Oaxaca Sculpture Mixtec Ceramic with Red Face



This Mexican red ceramic clay hand sculpture is a piece by artist Manuel Reyes. Made with clay from Oaxaca and Zacatecas, painted with oxides from the region. Done with the hand-modeled technique and cooked in traditional wood-fired oven. The hand is decorated with birds on each finger, inspired by a textile from Chiapas. Manuel mentions the main character is a friend of his that had a great love for birds and nature.


  • Creator
    Manuel David Reyes Ramírez (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 16.93 in. (43 cm)Width: 12.6 in. (32 cm)Depth: 5.91 in. (15 cm)
  • Style
    Folk Art (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(One of a Kind)
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Queretaro, MX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3057316428421

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Queretaro, Mexico
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About The Maker

At ATENTICA we seek out quietly successful artisans, designers, and artists mainly in Mexico. Here you can discover great artwork from isolated towns and places who have kept their traditions while innovating to bring the best techniques with a modern approach. At ATENTICA we are currently focusing on our second generation of artists, seeking techniques that are in danger of being lost due to the lack of artists and artisans who still practice them.
About the Seller
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Located in Queretaro, Mexico
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Established in 2017
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