Ceramic Mermaid Figurines in Basket Mexican Folk Art Ocumicho Collectible Décor
- Mexican Ceramic Devils "Dinner Time".
- Tall -- 9-1/2"
- Width- 10"
- Deep -- 9"
- 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 12 devils having dinner. They are in a hand made and colorful basket.
- Ocumicho diablitos (little devils) and and angels are important to the regions 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 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 little devils are extremely well packed and insured.