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Ceramic figurine, 'Snowy Owl' - Hand Painted Snowy Owl Ceramic Bird Figurine from Guatemala Catalog feature

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Hand Painted Snowy Owl Ceramic Bird Figurine from Guatemala, "Snowy Owl"

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Mauricio Morales crafts a small ceramic bird figurine that features exquisite... more

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Mauricio Morales crafts a small ceramic bird figurine that features exquisite hand painted detailing. "The process for making these small animals was something I learned when I was small...since then it has become a passion of mine," says the Guatemalan artisan, adding that the bird sculpture is made for, "...all of those who love birds." He starts by mixing the clay and carefully shaping the figure, and then he adds aluminum legs and feet. After the bird is fired, he sands it, mixes his own colors and paints the figurine. The result is a charming, meticulously decorated representation of a snowy owl, complete with tuftless head, small yellow eyes, and white plumage with hints of grey.

  • 0.10 kgs
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 10.5 cm L x 4 cm W x 6.5 cm D
  • 4.1" L x 1.6" W x 2.6" D

  • Ceramic, aluminum
  • Signed by the artist
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • May be used indoors or outdoors
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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Elizabeth

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10/02/2019

"Another Way Of Perserving One Of Our Wildlife."

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I have purchased several items from this artist for myself but when I laid my eyes on this beautiful snowy owl I knew I had to buy this for a friend who is a HUGE fan of Hedwig from the J.K. Rowlings books of Harry Potter. The incredible coloring, lines and design of this owl by the artisan makes you think that he had a snowy owl in his studio posing as a model for this ceramic piece. When I presented it to my friend, he couldnt have been more surprised but also more happy upon receiving it which in turn made me pleased.

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Realistic accurate detailing next best to real

Best Uses

  • Wildlife gift item, display in home or office setting, for Harry Potter Hedwig fan, present for bird fancier

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MARY S

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08/20/2019

"Snowy Owl"

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This owl is beautifully done, expert painting, and very realistic. I now have a collection of four of this artists owls. Hope he makes more!

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Irene

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09/21/2021

"I love this little bird!"

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This bird is so sweet and well made. It s sitting in my dining room. I hope to order more of this artist s birds.

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Nancy

From Noblesville, IN. 46062

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09/18/2021

"A true work of art!"

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MY second bird from this artist with 4 on my wishlist. Just as amazing as the first. Such craftsmanship and detail.Thank you again Mauricio for creating this treasure.

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Robert E

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09/03/2021

"My penguin!"

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This is absolutely beautiful! I?ve gotten several comments on it and they were all impressed. Definitely will be purchasing more from the artist as well as from Novica.

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King Penguin, Hand Sculpted and Painted Ceramic King Penguin Figurine

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Nancy

From Noblesville, IN. 46062

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08/28/2021

"Such talent!!"

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The feel of this bird surprised me...smooth and slick like clay. Unbelievable how the artist captures the pose and personality of the birds. Thank you Mauricio!!

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This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

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

Mauricio Morales has received a $250 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

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