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Hand Made Wood Sculpture of a Chef from Guatemala, "Flavor and Tradition"

Inspired by the work of his father, Jose Canil Ramos creates this charming... more

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Inspired by the work of his father, Jose Canil Ramos creates this charming sculpture, hand-carved from pinewood. He depicts a chef who holds kitchen utensils in each hand. For the Guatemalan artisan, the process of cooking food is an important cultural aspect of life, bringing people of different ages and backgrounds together in ways that nothing else in this world can.

The hands, spoon and fork are detachable for shipping.

  • 0.78 kgs
  • 1.7 lbs
  • 37 cm H x 15 cm W x 10.5 cm D
  • 14.5" H x 6" W x 4.1" D

  • Pinewood, cotton felt
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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148

Mary

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07/24/2021

"Great quality"

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The detail in this wooden chef is amazing. The color are bright and the craftsmanship outstanding. It will look great in my kitchen.

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Flavor and Tradition, Hand Made Wood Sculpture of a Chef from Guatemala

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Polly

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05/18/2022

"As beautiful as expected!"

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I am thrilled with this Saint Francis sculpture! Like many of his customers, I have several sculptures by Jose Canil Ramos, and I love all of them. The vibrant colors and amazing workmanship are delightful to behold. Beautiful art like this adds so much to a home.Thank you!

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Saint Francis with a Quetzal, Rustic Sculpture of Saint Francis with a Quetzal Bird

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Juan

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05/12/2022

"Beautiful"

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Bought as a gift for my Fiance and she loved it! Beautiful carved Virgin De Guadalupe.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe, Artisan Crafted Christianity Wood Sculpture

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Sue

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04/10/2022

"Dancing Rabbit if better than I imagined"

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The carving is nice, painting very precise and overall quality and size exceeded expectations. I now own three carvings and love all of them.

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Sonia

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04/07/2022

"Love Canil Ramos nativities"

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This is my second purchase from this artist. The pieces are very detailed. Love the colors.

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Holy Gifts, 10-piece Nativity Scene Hand-carved Wood from Guatemala

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Julia

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02/10/2022

"This is a beautiful angel."

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This angel has so much feeling and it lovely

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Angel of Hope, Guatemalan Handmade Angel Wood Sculpture

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Jose suffers from a rare facial nerve paralysis and is currently treating the condition with physical therapy.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Jose is a very talented wood carver. He first learned when he was just ten years old from his father. This art has been passed down for generations and Jose plans to continue the tradition and teach his son how to carve.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Jose Canil Ramos has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $250 and the most recent for $2100. Proceeds were used to invest in wood, saws, paints, and sandpaper for production.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Jose's work helps generate employment opportunities for those in his community. With the sales from NOVICA, he can employ other artisans and help change the lives of his workers.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Jose hires several people in his community which provides them with a stable income for supporting their families.

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