Skeleton with Large Fish Folk Art Mexico Day of the Dead Pina Pina

$ 31.99
  • Pina Pina, "Skeleton with Large Fish" Day of the dead
  • Measurements:
  • Long- 11"
  • Wide - 2  3/4"
  • Height - 6 3/4"
  • Platform 3 1/4" x 3 1/4"
  • This remarkable and rustic skeleton is carrying a Large Fish.
  • This was made by self taught Mr. Busmaro Pina from Morelia, Mexico.
  • He grew up going to "Dia de Los Muertos" or "Day of the Dead" to Janitzio, an island in Lake Pasquaro. 
  • On the island there is a cemetery where people gather every year to remember their dead.  
  • People have been burying their love ones for many, many years.
  • These pieces of folk art are hand carved with local wood (copal), acrylic paints, wire and glue.
  • Mr. Pina works are a reminder of a very, very old custom that has been part of Mexico's  reverence for their dead.
  • Mr. Pina's pieces are one of a kind.
  • Great gift for someone special or for your own collection. 

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