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Product ID: 252795

Handcrafted Cedar Mayan Sculpture from Guatemala, "Devoted Midwife"

byNicolas Chavez Sojuel: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (3)
A Mayan midwife is realized in cedar atop a pinewood base. Guatemalan artist... more

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A Mayan midwife is realized in cedar atop a pinewood base. Guatemalan artist Nicolas Chavez Sojuel hand-carves this sculpture, detailing the midwife's elaborate jewelry and headdress. She sits with legs crossed, a child held close to her breast. For the artist, this sculpture presents a view of quotidian Mayan life, as the midwives would often take their children along with them as they worked.

  • 1.35 kgs
  • 3.0 lbs
  • 34 cm H x 16.5 cm W x 18.7 cm D
  • 13.5" H x 6.5" W x 7.25" D

  • Cedar, pinewood
  • 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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3

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12/30/2019

"Master Piece on Wood"

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Great sculpture!! Extremely happy with the order Mr. Chavez is a wood master. Highly recommend his job! Obra Maestra en Madera Es una escultura grandiosa!! Muy satisfecho con la orden. El se?or Chavez es un maestro del trabajo en madera. Recomiendo su trabajo con mucho entusiasmo!

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04/15/2017

"Astonishing wood sculpture"

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I own two of his crafted pieces and the details are absolutely breathtaking. A master of cultural wood carving.

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Maya Ball Player, Maya Ball Court Marker Cedar Relief Panel Sculpture

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From Charlottesville, VA, USA

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02/28/2017

"Astonishing archeological replicas in wood"

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The love and care that goes into this wooden pieces needs to be seen to be believed. The details are astonishing and the pieces family heirlooms. One of the finest NOVICA artisans.

Tags By Dr. Rajesh Balkrishnan

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

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