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Siesta / Specials / Unique Pieces / Medium Catrina Ceramic No.4



    • These marvellous Catrina ceramic statues are a really special set of items. Rarely seen outside of Mexico, mainly because of the fragile and detailed nature of the work, each one of these Catrina skeleton ceramics is a wonderfully elaborate piece of art. This particular Catrina holds a traditional Mexican comal plate which is used to heat maize tortillas. She wears a vibrant purple dress with painted orange flowers complete with gold trim and blue sash. 

      Made with the upmost of care and attention to detail in a small family workshop on the outskirts of Texcoco, the figures show the famous Catrina skeleton. Originally made by artist Jose Posada, 'La Calavera Catrina' has become a very popular image in Mexico and is closely associated with the Day of The Dead festival. Diego Rivera has also had a lasting influence on the popularity of the image after he included her in many of his vast murals. This is a very rare opportunity to buy a truly exceptional item of Mexican folk art.

      Approx: 32cm high
      Unique item, please do not order more than one.
      Origin: Mexico

      • Incredibly detailed ceramic statue
      • Traditional Mexican Catrina figure
      • Rare and unusual
      • Handmade and Fair Trade from Mexico
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