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Truck/Tailers Ceramic w Figurines Mexican Folk Art Ocumicho Collectible Décor

$ 199.99
  • Mexican Ceramic "Trailer with Trailers".

  • Long- 19"
  • Tall- 6 1/2"
  • Width- 7"

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

  • The truck is being driven by a yellow devil.
  • The trailers are carrying bags of money, nopales and seeds.

  • There are 5 diablitos/devils.
  • The devils are painted purple, blue, red, pink & yellow with white, black and red stripes.

  • Ocumicho diablitos (little devils) and mermaids 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 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 including in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, and Mexico City.

  • 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 devils are extremely well packed and insured.

  • Please note that one of the nopal leaves was fixed by the artisan at his shop. The leaf was broken. Please see photo. We have lowered the price to reflect the break.

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