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CARAPAN, MEXICAN FOLK ART GALLERY SINCE 1950. ABOUT THIS MEXICAN POTTERY COLLECTOR’S ITEM. This Clay wheel of fortune is an authentic piece of Mexican Folk art crafted in Ocumicho, Michoacán. A place world famous for the quality of its pottery and surreal creations such as devils and other fantastic creatures. This piece in particular was crafted by the talented Sabina Elías, a pottery master of Mexican folk art. The wheel of fortune portrays the joy & magic of a fiesta day in Mexico. Games like the wheel of fortune are usually installed in small towns like Ocumicho during the saint patron’s religious festivity. In this piece Sabina achieved (the artist) spent time adding each figure its own personality & style. Only a good observer and a dedicated artist like her can do this. The wheel actually moves if you gently turn it. Some pieces are dettachable to facilitate transportation. 13.77 In / 35cm. 7.08 In/ 18cm. 4.52 In / 11.5cm. Clean with a soft dry cloth. We are a Mexican Folk Art Gallery founded in 1950 & located in Monterrey, Mexico. During the last 70 years we have brought the best of Mexico’s Art to museums, private collectors, governments & folk art enthusiasts. Ach item of our collection is carefully curated to meet the highest criteria of quality, cultural significance, aesthetics & fine materials. We travel across Mexico selecting every piece directly from the artists on a fair trade basis. Once in our gallery; we take high quality pictures of each item in our studio and document them with the most accurate descriptions. We are experts packing fragile art and every order is handled with. Extreme care and protection. We look forward to hear from you! At Carapan, we look forward not only to bring you high quality products, but also to provide you a great shopping experience and an outstanding service. If you have any comment or question. We select our pieces very carefully seeking for originality, technique, tradition, fine materials, design and aesthetics. Most of the folk art is hand made and it is for this reason that minor imperfections may appear. We do our best to show every detail on the pictures and description. The item “OUTSTANDING! Pottery Piece Wheel of Fortune from Ocumicho by Sabina Elias” is in sale since Tuesday, September 1, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Pottery”. The seller is “carapanfolkart” and is located in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Handmade: Yes
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Mexico
- Culture: Mexican
- Provenance: Ownership History Available
- Brand: Sabina Elias