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Posted 2 years ago

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ho2cultcha
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I found this at a yardsale a couple years ago. I assume it's from Mexico - probably Oaxaca or Chiapas {?}. Nice colors. I wish i knew the age of it.

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  1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    i'd love to find out if anyone knows where exactly in mexico this was made. it would be worth a trip there, i think! it's probably older, since i don't see this quality of work being produced these days. but who knows?
  2. MawamaMama MawamaMama, 2 years ago
    Nice búho!

    My guess would be Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla. It's (one of) the place(s) where the more familiar Tree of Life sculptures are made.

    If you do a Google image search for "Izucar de Matamoros owl" you will see similar examples.


  3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    thank you very much mawamamama! i think you're right. i'm going to check out that village next time i'm in the puebla area.

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