Day of the Dead Cart Mexican Wood Carving with Devil & Skeleton

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This Oaxacan Wood Carving is a captivating piece of artistry that combines traditional craftsmanship with profound symbolism. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Oaxaca, Mexico, with this finely carved masterpiece depicting a cart pulled by a brown mule, carrying a skeletal rider and a figure representing the dead alongside a death devil.

This exceptional wood carving not only showcases the incredible skill of Oaxacan artisans but also tells a powerful story through its intricate details. The legend boldly displayed in Spanish on one side reads "Salvando al mundo del mal" ("Saving the world from evil"), while the other side declares "El carretonero de la muerte" ("Death's cart driver"). These inscriptions add depth and meaning to the artwork, inviting viewers to contemplate the eternal struggle between good and evil.

The composition of the piece is nothing short of breathtaking. The meticulous craftsmanship brings the cart, mule, and skeletal figures to life, each detail lovingly carved to perfection. The juxtaposition of life and death, embodied by the mule's determination and the skeletal rider, creates a powerful narrative that resonates with those who appreciate art that goes beyond mere aesthetics.

Whether you are a seasoned art collector or someone seeking a unique and meaningful decorative piece, this vintage Oaxacan wood carving crafted in the 1990's is sure to captivate and inspire. Place it in your home or office, and let the intricate details and profound symbolism spark conversations and contemplation. Embrace the spirit of Oaxacan folk art and bring a touch of cultural richness into your space with this extraordinary wood carving.


HEIGHT  11.81 In  / 30 cm
 22.06 In  / 56  cm
 10.23 In   / 26 cm
MADE OF Copal Wood.
REGION Oaxaca, México. 
TECHNIQUE Hand Carved & hand painted.
SPECIFICS  Detachable parts. Signed by the artists at the bottom.

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