Indigenous women wood sculpture

Nov 15, 2021. 18:29 UTC
Indigenous Women wood sculpture
Erich
United States of America

Category
Sculptures

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Description

This tall wood sculpture (40”). is of an indigenous women from the highlands of Chiapas Mexico. It is set on a round base whose top has floral and geometric designs. She is barefooted wearing a long skirt with detailed floral designs which mirrors the base. She has a shoulder bag on her left shoulder, and a small pouch on the waistband. She is supporting large woven basket on top of her head which demonstrates impeccable detail. The contents and the basket are also displayed. Two well-spaced braids spill from the back of head. The material is a local tropical hardwood called “Huanacastle” which is extremely dense. This piece weighs around 20 Kg. The artist is Jordan Utrilla Rojas, from Chiapas Mexico. Jordan specializes in highly detailed wood sculptures of mostly local themes. His works are sold almost exclusively to an art dealer based in Mexico City. This is a signed piece and comes with Certificate of Authenticity

Provenance

This was purchased directly from the artist and has never been exhibited or previously offered.

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