Wood Alebrija Wood Box Mezcal/Tequila Mexico Folk Art Hand Made/Painted Oaxaca
- Wood box Alebrije from Oaxaca.
- Height- 14"
- Wide- 5"
- Deep- 4 1/4"
- This wonderful alebrije wood box was made by Efrain Fuentes and his wife Silva Gomez.
- The Taller (workshop) Tesoros de Copal is in San Martin Tilcojete, Oax, Mexico 2020.
- This gorgeous box was made to hold bottles of liquor or any type of bottle.
- The details are amazing, each
- From a very young age, Efrain Fuentes began to carve wood, learning the trade from his father, Epifanía Fuentes, which he inherited and developed from his grandfather Zenen Fuentes.
- The alebrijes figures/Box are made of copal, cedar, willow, walnut and zompantle wood, with a very own style, witness of the lineage that their grandparents left behind.
- The Fuentes use the traditional way of combining colors, which distinguishes the works in this workshop from any other. Currently the workshop has the magical hands of its creator together with those of his wife, Silvia Gómez and their four children.
- The bottom of the box is signed by Efrian and Silvia Fuentes.
- This adorable box is perfect for you to start your collection of alebrijes or as a lovely gift for someone special.