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Auto parts sculpture, 'Ingenious Don Quixote' - Auto parts sculpture Curate

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Auto parts sculpture, "Ingenious Don Quixote"

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.
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
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  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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 built his workshop and is now able to give work to other artisans to continue expanding his craft all over the world.

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

Armando uses and continues to pass down traditional techniques to his children, who now carry on his same methods.

Armando is a very dedicated father. He has two children that he supports financially.

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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82 Testimonials for Armando Ramirez


The attention to detail and creativity is stunning! I love my piece and will order another one. The perfect gift for the adventurer!



I purchased the Architect for my father for Christmas. The quality was amazing and it is very unique. He absolutely loved it. Thank you so much!!