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Wood alebrije, 'Little Fox' - Colorful Copal Wood Fox Alebrije from Mexico

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Colorful Copal Wood Fox Alebrije from Mexico, "Little Fox"

byJesus and Roxana Hernandez: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (41)
Jesus and Roxana Hernandez recreate an adorable fox in colorful alebrije form.... more

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Jesus and Roxana Hernandez recreate an adorable fox in colorful alebrije form. They hand-carve it from copal wood and decorate its body with festive geometric patterns in a palette of grey, mint green, lime, turquoise, sky blue, and purple. The tail comes off to protect it during shipping.

The artisan couple comes from a Zapotec community in Oaxaca known for its alebrijes. Jesus takes care of the carving part while Roxana works her magic creating the colorful patterns that decorate their designs.

  • 0.20 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 11.05 cm H x 4.05 cm W x 11.05 cm D
  • 4.4" H x 1.6" W x 4.4" D

  • Copal wood
  • Some assembly required
  • Signed by the artist
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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41

Ida

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07/19/2021

"Rabbit rabbit, whos got the rabbit?"

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Ive got several of the Hernandez rabbits and what delightful creatures they are! Along with many other Novica alebrijes purchases they will be adorning the cover of a book that Im writing.

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Dan

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07/15/2021

"Delightful Coyote!"

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Love this little guy. Beautiful craftmanship, just as in the picture. Small, but perfectly formed with lovely colors. Highly recommend... so tempted to buy more alebrijes now

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Timothy

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07/01/2021

"Outstanding and Handsome"

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These little guys couldnt be any cuter. I love the different colors and their diminutive size. The detailing is excellent as well. Many thanks to Jesus and Roxana and of course Novica. I absolutely recommend them!

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Pamela

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06/23/2021

"Brings a smile to my face!!"

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This ornament is so well made and painted so it looks magical ! I love birds but especially hummingbirds! I hung it over a plant in the kitchen. Its a real conversational piece ! Makes me smile.

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Kathleen

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06/01/2021

"Christmas ornaments I couldnt put away"

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Nicely made, colorful, and adorable. We couldnt get a Christmas tree this year (the wildfires in California depleted the local stock) so I set them on my desk for the time being - then decided I wanted to keep them there.

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Robin

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04/18/2021

"Brilliant Armadillo"

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This is a fabulous work of art! The details and lovely patterns are truly wonderful!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Roxana has flourished by continuing to use traditional techniques in her alebrije art and continues to pass down her craft to her grandchildren, as her elders had passed down to her.

Roxana has been awarded 2nd place in the 2018 State Wood Carvings Contest as well as the 2015 Grand Master Award for the best Artisan Heritage piece of Mexico.

They financially support all four of their children through school so that they may have better opportunities in their future careers.

Roxana has been able to build her workshop over the years and now gives work to other artisans in her community.

Jesus and Roxana are both incredibly dedicated parents and financially support their four children together.

This artist shows a lot of talent or potential and is in their late teens or twenties.

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