Skeleton on Moon Fishing/Mexican Folk Art "Day of the Dead" Decor Pina Rustic

$ 44.99
Wood and cloth skeleton fisherman sitting on half moon.
  • Height of Skeleton including moon- 9 3/4"
  • Width of moon and Skeleton- 3 3/4"
  • Platform- 3" x 4 1/4"
  • This remarkable and rustic figurine is a skeleton man fishing on a half moon.
  • Note the charming fishes hanging on the pole.
  •  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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