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Mexican Alebrije Cat Sculpture, "Blue Cat Greeting"

Wearing bright red lipstick, a whimsical blue cat lifts her tail in greeting.... more

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Wearing bright red lipstick, a whimsical blue cat lifts her tail in greeting. 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."

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

  • 0.10 kgs
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 17 cm H x 5 cm W x 11.5 cm D
  • 6.75" H x 2" W x 4.5" D

  • Copal wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
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You can find our alebrije sculpture 'Blue Cat Greeting' by Zeny and Reyna in sculpture categories such as Animal Themed Sculpture, Folk Art Sculpture, Alebrije Sculpture and Wood Sculpture. Enjoy exploring these sections for other Novica treasures.

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Zeny and Reyna has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1200 and the most recent for $2500.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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03/17/2018

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"Another amazing work by Zeny and Reyna"

This little cat is just adorable! Right now she is keeping a friend of mine company (a temporary adoption). The details are amazing. I check frequently to see what is new from Zeny and Reyna.

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07/30/2018

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"This is now a cherished heirloom!"

stunning so beautifully painted and so delicate I absolutely adore it and it has a place of honor with my collection I would recommend this to anyone it truly is amazing the detail has to be seen to be believed the pictures dont do it justice its so beautiful!

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bright colorful and so very detailed
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02/23/2019

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"Beautiful blue wooden cat"

I love the cat it?s a gift for someone who loves cats . It?s very unique and was wrapped beautifully. Thank you it?s perfect

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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!!
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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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