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Ceramic Dancing Devils 7 Deadly Sins Gray Mexican Folk Art Ocumicho

$ 229.99
  • Mexican Ceramic "7 Gray Dancing Devils, 7 Deadly Sins" .

  • Tall- 9"
  • Width/Diameter- 9"

  • This whimsical and collectible Circle of Dancing Devils, "7 Deadly Sins" was made by Octavio Esteban Reyes. Octavio learned how to make diablitos, the “little devil” art of his native Ocumicho, Michoacán, from his family.

  • He resides in Ocumicho, Michoacán, Mexico.

  • There are 7 grey diablitos on a Red round platform.
  • The have red dots on their noses and yellow colors on the tips of their horns.
  • Ocumicho diablitos or little devils are important to the region’s religious celebrations.

  • Popular with collectors, well-conceived diablitos 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 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 sells his pieces across the country including in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, and Mexico City.
  • His collectors are found throughout Europe and the United States.

  • He resides in Ocumicho, Michoacán, Mexico.

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

  • We will make that your little diablitos are extremely well packed and insured.

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