This Wooden Mexican Dia de los Muertos Skeleton Sculpture in Standing Position is no longer available.
View Similar Items View More
Wooden Mexican Dia de los Muertos Skeleton Sculpture in Standing Position
Day of the Dead originated several thousand years ago with the Aztec, Toltec, and other Nahua people, who considered mourning the dead disrespectful. For these pre-Hispanic cultures, death was a natural phase in life’s long continuum. The dead were still members of the Community, kept alive in memory and spirit—and during Día de los Muertos, they temporarily returned to Earth. Today’s Día de los Muertos celebration is a mash-up of pre-Hispanic religious rites and Christian feasts. It takes place on November 1 and 2—All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on the Catholic calendar—around the time of the fall maize harvest.
- Place of Origin
- Date of ManufactureUnknown
- Materials and Techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 44.1 in. x W 12.6 in. x D 11.82 in.H 112 cm x W 32 cm x D 30 cm
- Seller LocationBrussels, BE
- Reference NumberLU330119431913
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with you and the seller to reach an optimal resolution. Read more
Shipping, Returns & Payment
- ShippingRates vary by destination and complexityShipping methods are determined by item size, type, fragility and specific characteristics.Shipping costs are calculated based on carrier rates, delivery distance and packing complexity.
- Return Policy
This item cannot be returned.View details
- Online Payment Methods1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
- Item InvoiceGenerate an invoice that you can customize and print.
About the Seller
No Reviews Yet
1stdibs seller since 2017
Typical response time: Several days
Located in Brussels, BE
More From This Seller
Wooden Panel Sculpture Representing “Midas and ...
Antique 18th Century French Figurative Sculptures
Wooden panel sculpture representing “Midas and the Ass’s Ears”, France, 18th century. This Greek myth only became popular during the Renaissance period and was often sculptured, pain...
Wooden Sculpture Naked Woman by Belgian Sculpto...
Antique Mid-19th Century Belgian Figurative Sculptures
Adolphe A.H. Daenen was a Belgian sculptor active during the second half of the 20th century (Seraing 1921-Luik 2012). Several of his creations are exhibited in Belgian Museums and P...
Set of Three Wooden Catholic Reliquaries, 18th ...
Antique 18th Century Belgian Religious Items
A set of three wooden Catholic reliquary. These may be the purported or actual physical remains of saints, such as bones, pieces of clothing, or some object associated with saints or...
Couple of 19th Century Wooden Jesters on Classi...
Antique 19th Century Belgian Figurative Sculptures
Couple of 19th century wooden jesters on Classic base. The statues are not signed.
You May Also Like
Vintage Brass Skeleton Sailboat Sculpture by Curtis Jere
By Curtis Jere
Vintage Brass Skeleton Sailboat Sculpture by Cu...
Curtis Jere, Artisan House
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Mounted Objects
Mid-Century Modern sailboat sculpture by Curtis Jere for Artisan House. This oversized art piece is made of brass and is signed C Jere '76. Sculpture can be wall-mounted or displayed...
Antique Carved Wooden Deer Sculpture, Sitting P...
Antique Late 19th Century Thai Animal Sculptures
Fine carved wooden deer The deer is realistically rendered and fully articulated, and the texture of wood realistically resembles the smoothness of the deer’s skin. Late 19th ...
$752 Sale Price
Amethyst Stone Sculpture in His Globe De Mariée
20th Century Brazilian Natural Specimens
Amethyst, Glass, Wood
Amethyst stone sculpture in his Globe de Mariée Globe dimentions Measures: High x depth x large 43 cm x 25 cm x 36 cm 16.9 inches 9.84 inches 14.17 inches.
1960s Mexican Los Castillo Speed Demon Ratrod A...
William Spratling, Los Castillo
Vintage 1960s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures
Silver, Brass, Copper
Handmade in Mexico, circa 1960 with copper, brass with sterling silver inlay.
19th Century Philippine Polychrome Wooden Saint...
Antique Mid-19th Century Philippine Religious Items
19th century Philippine polychrome wooden saint standing on world globe.
Architectural Wooden Ornament Mahogany Sculptur...
20th Century French Architectural Models
An architectural tall mahogany sculpture featuring a sort of stylized tuning fork. Square mahogany base and elongated wooden ornament. Because of the geometric lines and golden cut p...
Large Carved wooden sculpture of Maria with Child
By Par Makengo
Large Carved wooden sculpture of Maria with Child
Mid-20th Century Congolese Hollywood Regency Religious Items
A large carved wooden sculpture by Par Makengo-B. Congo 1950s. Height:138 cm. Diameter:25 cm.
General George Washington Hand Carved and Paint...
Early 20th Century Historical Memorabilia
This wonderful wooden figure of George Washington is hand carved and hand painted, and dates to the beginning of the 20th century. Almost life-size, the sculpture shows General G...