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Auto parts sculpture, "Ingenious Don Quixote"

byArmando Ramirez: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (488)
Eternally romantic, Don Quixote pines after his beloved Dulcinea after battling... more

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Eternally romantic, Don Quixote pines after his beloved Dulcinea after battling windmills he believed were giants. An admirable character in Spanish literature, Don Quixote was created by Miguel de Cervantes de Saavedra, inspiring this endearing sculpture by Armando Ramírez. As ingenious as this millenary personage, Ramírez recycles several auto parts into a vivid sculpture including a generator cap for the helmet, connecting rod for his back, a thick wire for the lance, Bendix pieces for the legs, and a rocker arm for Quixote's chest. Ramírez also gives use to discarded pieces off a die machine, wires, and a small tricycle rim for the shield.

  • 5.66 kgs
  • 12.5 lbs
  • 45.5 cm H x 24.5 cm W x 40 cm D
  • 18" H x 9.75" W x 15.75" D

  • Recycled metal
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Each work is unique. Recycled parts will vary from piece to piece based on availability.
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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488

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01/16/2021

"Don Quixote"

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I gave this item for XMAS to my sister and she loved it.

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Ingenious Don Quixote, Auto parts sculpture

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01/29/2020

"Pensive Quixote"

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Love this piece. Arrived safely and quickly- very well-protected packaging.

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Ingenious Don Quixote, Auto parts sculpture

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From AUSTRALIA

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05/03/2021

"A fun game of cards!!"

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A remarkable gift for an enthusiastic card player....thanks a million Armando for your ingenious creation!!!

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05/02/2021

"Art at its Best"

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I purchased this magnificent piece of art for my brother-in-law who is a drummer and music instructor. He actually loves it. This was the second piece of art I purchased by this Artisan, and since then have purchased several more for other family members and friends.

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05/01/2021

"Very large and impressive metal art"

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The best metal artists! They are so talented. This is truly great in a big, big way. My husband loves it.

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Hungry Crocodile, Upcycled Auto Part Sculpture of a Crocodile from Mexico

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04/29/2021

"Very cool sailor"

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Another great and creative sculpture! As a former USCG officer, I appreciate this especially.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

Armando Ramirez has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $3500 and the most recent for $4000. Proceeds were used to buy materials and also a machine for soldering his metal art.

Armando has received 1st place from the regional contest of the Jaliscience Institute of Crafts for his sculptures.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Armando's income helps pay for the education of his two daughters.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

 
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