Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Vintage Sculpture by Mexican Folk Artist Maximino Ibarra, Piece B
ABOUT THIS VINTAGE WOODEN SCULPTURE
This phallic wooden carrousel with human figures was discovered by folk art collector & culture promotor Humberto Arellano in the early 60´s. Mr. Ibarra also did reproductions of pre hispanic musical instruments. According to México Desconocido Magazine, Máximo Ibarra´s work was admired & promoted by the writer Carlos Monsiváis & the musician Victor Fosado.
|HEIGHT||40.5 cm/ 16 in|
|DIAMETER||18 cm/ 7 in|
|APROX. WEIGHT||1900 gr / 4.1lb|
|REGION||San Juan Tehuiztlán, Amecameca Estado de México.|
|SPECIFICS||Signed; etched at the bottom.|
|COMMENTS||We have two carrousels by Mr. Ibarra, this is identified as piece B.|