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Alebrije sculpture, 'Green Hummingbird' - Green Hummingbird Alebrije Sculpture Crafted by Hand Curate

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Green Hummingbird Green Hummingbird Alebrije Sculpture Crafted by Hand

A playful hummingbird seeks out the sweet nectar of flowers in an alebrije... more

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A playful hummingbird seeks out the sweet nectar of flowers in an alebrije sculpture designed to hang from the ceiling. Zeny and Reyna transform found pieces of copal wood into a delightful alebrije. These fanciful sculptures are a traditional folk art in Oaxaca, once based on twenty totems but today representing all kinds of animals. They take their name from a Calo gypsy word for "something difficult, tangled, confusing or fantastic."

Includes a thread for hanging.

Because each alebrije is individually created work of folk art, shapes will vary slightly.

  • 6 grams
  • 0.21 oz
  • 7 cm H x 9.5 cm W x 16 cm D
  • 2.8" H x 3.7" W x 6.25" D

  • Copal wood
  • Some assembly required
  • Signed by the artist
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico

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Voyager

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03/17/2017

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"excellent craftsmanship"

beautiful vibrant humming bird.very well done

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05/29/2018

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"Beautiful and adjustable!"

I have seen a great many works of art, and your hummingbirds are some of the prettiest. They make me smile each time I see them, and draw constant compliments. I have all four colors and would love to see more: maybe bright yellow, light blue, lilac, gray, copper? And maybe beaks of different lengths and angles. I have moved the wings so some have big feathers in front, others in back or in the middle. They hang from my office ceiling, all at different heights. Thank you for creating such beautiful things!

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4 Testimonials for Zeny and Reyna

Jon

I got my coyote yesterday and really love it. It's very beautiful. Thanks so much!!

Judy

Lima, Ohio, USA

Thank you Zeny and Reyna. I bought the ""Playful Blue Kitten"" as a gift for a friend of mine. She loves it! The details are amazing the kitten's expression and pose just too precious. I have several Zeny and Reyna pieces myself, but always like to see what new items are offered. They make great gifts!

Judy

Lima, Ohio, USA

 
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