Native Mexican Folk Art: Painted Clay Sculpture The Bird Seller: Baby Amazons on Hat by famous folk artist Josefina Aguilar Oaxaca, Mexico
6 3/4" high 2 3/4" wide Signed on inside of lower skirt In as new condition
Wikipedia: Josefina Aguilar is a famous Mexican folk artist from Ocotlán de Morelos, Oaxaca. Josefina was mentored by her mother (Isaura Alcantara Díaz and grandmother. She began learning her craft from them when she was six years old. She is best known for her small clay figurines, called muñecas (dolls), an art form she learned from her mother Isaura Aguilar. Aguilar uses red clay to create depictions of everyday village activities, religious and folkloric scenes. I have read that she is now blind and no longer producing her art work.
I have several other Native Mexican Art items on Etsy
Many of my items are vintage or antique and I will note if there is something beyond normal wear.
From the Bird/Parrot Art Collection of Sally Blanchard
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