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Octavio Esteban Reyes

Ceramic Boat/Fisherman/Fish Mexico Folk Art Ocumicho Collectible Décor

Ceramic Boat/Fisherman/Fish Mexico Folk Art Ocumicho Collectible Décor

Regular price $ 229.99
Regular price Sale price $ 229.99
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  • Mexican Ceramic "Fisherman in Boat".
  • Tall- 6 1/2"
  • Long- 15 1/2"
  • Wide- 5"

  • These whimsical and collectible pieces of Ocumicho ceramics are made by Octavio Esteban Reyes. He learned this wonderful folk art from his native Ocumicho.
  • The town is in Michoacán, Mexico. He resides in Ocumicho, Michoacán, Mexico.

  • The piece shows a fisherman along with 5 fish and a large flower in the boat. There are many color details surrounding the boat along with blue water holding the boat.
  • Ocumicho diablitos (little devils), other figurines and angels are important to the regions religious celebrations.

  • Popular with collectors, well-conceived pieces can provide a dependable income to traditional artists and Octavio stands out as one of the region’s best.

  • The traditional technique for making Ocumicho diablos art starts with local clay, which is abundant in this area of Michoacán. The clay is shaped by hand into figurines, which are then painted with brushes made of human hair.

  • The devils are used mainly in two holidays in the Ocumicho region, Christmas and Holy Week, where they appear in dances and as decoration.

  • Octavio, who began making mermaids, fish and diablitos at the age of 12, now runs a family workshop in his hometown. His diablitos or little devils are favorites locally and around Mexico. Octavio across the country

  • This is a fun ceramic piece can be added to your home, of an office or as a gift.

  • We will make that your piece of folk art is extremely well packed and insured.
  • Please note that there is a view rear mirror missing. We have lowered the price to reflect the break.
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