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Hand Crafted Recycled Metal Rustic Mexico Sculpture, "Rustic Biplane"

This gleaming biplane is ready to soar above uncharted lands in an exclusive design by Mexico's Armando Ramirez. This original artist transforms the discarded metal pieces off a die machine into the plane's propellers, spark plug body, and wings.... more

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This gleaming biplane is ready to soar above uncharted lands in an exclusive design by Mexico's Armando Ramirez. This original artist transforms the discarded metal pieces off a die machine into the plane's propellers, spark plug body, and wings. These are held in place with thick wires. The wings' rotors are made from cogs that once were part of a car's electric system. The plane's axis tail is cut from a metal tube. Finally, Ramirez uses screws to simulate the plane's headlights.

Please note it is the artist's intention not to give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.

  • 0.65 kgs
  • 1.4 lbs
  • 9 cm H x 16.2 cm W x 20 cm D
  • 3.5" H x 6.5" W x 7.75" D

  • Recycled metal
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Components may vary slightly in size and form
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Kim

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12/20/2017

"Amazing"

item arrived quickly, and the packaging was amazing. it came wrapped nicely with a gift on top!

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Rustic Biplane, Hand Crafted Recycled Metal Rustic Mexico Sculpture

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Leatha

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07/31/2018

"Very Pleased!"

Gave this to a friend when he got his pilots license. He was thrilled.

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George

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12/26/2017

"Creative conversation piece"

Great use of materials in an artistic piece

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Shannon

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03/08/2024

"Love it!!"

I had to wait a bit until this beautiful piece became available again. It just arrived the other day and I love it. Ill be gifting it soon and know the recipient will just love it.

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Rustic Psychotherapist, Unique Recycled Metal Eco Sculpture from Mexico

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Entropy

From New Jersey- Maine

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03/05/2024

"Love this artist!!"

We now have at least 4-5 pieces from Armando Ramirez. His talent is phenomenal! This was purchased for our youngest son to hang his car keys and Covid mask on,in his room. This was one of those gifts that is soooo hard to let go of and actually give away. I would love one of just about everything of Armando Ramirez ,we have his amazing deer sculpture that has a place for a votive candle and it is hands down my most favorite piece of art!! Highly recommend getting something from this amazing artist ! His small people sculptures have made charming gifts through the years but his larger work is absolutely exquisite!!!

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  • Art, decorative, and art collection

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Sandra

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12/14/2023

"Clever auto part sculpture"

I bought one of these pediatricians for my nephew who is a pediatrician. He loves it and told me it is very cute.I also bought one for my personal doctor. She loves hers, too.Armando Ramirez is very creative--a true artisan.. I have bought several of his sculptures and have loved every one of them and so have the peopleI have given them to.. I turned the Barber sculpture into a Retinologist giving an eye injection. When I look at them, they do not seem like they are made out of scrap auto parts. All I see is a delightful showpiece.

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