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Mexican Folk Art Woodcarving Alebrije Mermaid Fish Colorful Traditional Jewe Box



One of a kind wood carving mermaid piece by Agustin Cruz Prudencio. This delicate Alebrije is hand carved and painted with colorful acrylic colors. Inspired by local legends from Oaxaca, this piece is made into a jewel box in the form of a mermaid.


  • Creator
    Agustin Cruz Tinoco (Sculptor),Agustin Cruz Prudencio (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.94 in. (10 cm)Width: 13.78 in. (35 cm)Depth: 3.94 in. (10 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
    One of a kind piece. Due to its laborious hand-made production, especially during the painting of the piece, the Cruz family can take up to 9 weeks to complete this piece. This exclusive design is made by a few members of the family.
  • Seller Location
    Queretaro, MX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3057317204061

Shipping & Returns

  • 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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53 sales on 1stDibs
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