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    Posted 10 years ago

    ho2cultcha
    (4853 items)

    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, 10 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, 10 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, 10 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.
    4. HappyHourOwls HappyHourOwls, 1 year ago
      I love browsing this area...
      Something fabulous always turns up. Always!
      I was waylaid by a bit of life circumstance, and my first stop upon returning here was a quick search... let's see... owl... barware... candle...
      Voila! Thanks, ho2!

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