Scenes from My Land

Handcrafted Religious Retablo Diorama Andean Folk Art

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SKU: 147828
This colorful retablo by Alejandro Ch√°vez houses six scenes taken from Andean beliefs and customs. The first features local animals, followed by Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. The third shelf features Andean shepherds followed by the traditional Hat Dance. The fifth scene is about picking prickly pears in Ayacucho and the last scene portrays a local celebratory dance. Each ceramic figurine is crafted and painted by hand.
  • Plywood and ceramic plaster
  • 0.95 lbs
  • Opened: 14.3 inches H x 6.8 inches W x 1.6 inches D
  • Closed: 14.3 inches H x 3.2 inches W x 1.6 inches D
  • Made in Peru

Meet the Artist

Alejandro Chavez

3 Reviews

  • 5
    Wonderfull Retablo

    Posted by Julia on Sep 27th 2017

    This is a wonderful story of the people in a miniature way. The many aspects of the community that are livelihood are represented. I love this retablo.

  • 5
    Beautifully made!

    Posted by Grisel on Jul 31st 2017

    I love this piece. It's so delicately made with variety of colors and it's very attractive. I enjoy looking at it. It was packaged with care and it included a ribbon with a small decorative piece of a traditional cultural doll. Thank you for having this unique piece available.

  • 5
    I love this piece

    Posted by Naomi on Jun 20th 2016

    Each shelf in the diorama take you into a different world