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Famous Standing Cat

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Rectangle oranges mesh with rectangles of pure red to create the iconic standing cat.  His 80's originals were megalithic in size and this newest edition is quite big and heavy itself.  At nearly a foot tall this acrobatic cat hand stands with poise and confidence.  Painted in a layer method that hasn't changed in decades.  Margarito is a legacy artist found in nearly every publication pertaining to Oaxacan Art.  We both proud and lucky to present this one to you.

• Carved by Hand with Simple Tools
• Thoroughly Sanded to a Porcelain Finish
• Painstakingly Painted Square by Single Square by Hand
• Confidently Signed by the Artist
• Veritable Oaxacan Carving made from prized Copal Wood
• Chiseled Block single piece carving with removable tail
• Origin of This Carving is the village of San Martin Tilcajete
• Museum Grade One of a Kind Mexican Folk Art
• 'Margarito's Cats' a rare book printed in 1996 depicts a nearly identical cat (not included)

Dimensions approx 11" tall x 8" deep