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Wood Monkey Alebrije Figure Hiding His Eyes From Oaxaca, "Monkey in Chaos"

This poor monkey cannot bear to see the chaos that reigns all around him. This... more

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This poor monkey cannot bear to see the chaos that reigns all around him. This sculpture is an example of a Oaxacan alebrije, a copal wood carving painted in various bright colors and intricate patterns. This monkey is the work of Jesus and Roxana Hernandez noted alebrije carvers whose work has won awards and media attention. The tail is removed for shipping.

  • 60 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • 11 cm H x 5.05 cm W x 6.05 cm D
  • 4.3" H x 2" W x 2.4" D

  • Copal wood
  • 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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Mike

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07/06/2022

"Brightens the room"

Jesus & Roxanna right now are My favorite alebrije artisans = Job Super WELL DONE = Works of ART !!!

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Monkey in Chaos, Wood Monkey Alebrije Figure Hiding His Eyes From Oaxaca

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Carol

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07/28/2022

"A beautiful addition to my hummingbird collection"

It is hanging over the table so that I can see it every day! Beautiful!

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New Mexico

From Albuquerque

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07/08/2022

"Beautiful Ornaments!"

These are exquisitely painted and so delicate! My daughter has a whole Christmas tree of Chicken ornaments, and these are so colorful and lovely!

Best Uses

  • Tree ornaments, or just small accents!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: Christmas

Mike

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07/06/2022

"Brightens the room"

Super Great trio of monkeys - Beautifully painted & Detailed = VERY VERY Satisfied !!!

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Surprised Monkey, Copal Wood Alebrije Carving of Multicolored Monkey

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Mike

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07/06/2022

"Brightens the room"

Probably 1of thee best of my collection = so colorful - bright amazing colors - so detailed and a Very good size = Well worth the $$$

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Brenda

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06/22/2022

"Simply beautiful!"

Gorgeous colors, and beautifully intricate design, a little work of art. Thank you!

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

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

Job Creator

Job Creator

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

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

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

Young Talent

Young Talent

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

 
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