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Cats and Dogs

Oaxacan Wood Carvings

Hand-carved and hand-painted, these carvings are the most sought-after folk art in Mexico. With brilliant colors and fine craftsmanship, each sculpture reflects its maker's talent, imagination and creativity. We buy the figurines here directly from the renowned carvers living in villages of the Oaxaca valley. Collectors prize their cheerful features and one-of-a-kind originality. The realm ofOaxacan woodcarving reflects the best of Mexico's wonderful, "made-by-hand" artistic traditions.

This subcategory of collectible Oaxacan woodcarvings, features cat and dog figures. The carvings are one-of-a-kind, carved by hand and signed by the artists. We feature the work of renowned Mexican folk art makers such as Lauro Ramirez, Arsenio Morales, Roberta Angeles, Juventino Melchor and the Tribus Mixes collective. Each carver has a distinctive style. Sometimes, you can tell the artist by the eyes. Lauro Ramirez and his wife Griselda make carvings with expressive faces and friendly eyes. Arsenio Morales used black, glass eyes in most of his carvings. The Tribus Mixes pieces are often distinguished by their raised, textured paint patterns. Cheerful and colorful cats and dogs are probably the most popular of all the Oaxacan woodcarvings.

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Chihuahua Alebrije, grey
Oaxacan wood carving handmade by Lauro Ramirez
Measures 9 1/2 inches tall by 8" long. Detachable tail.
SKU: WD-2_01
$135.00
Original price: $159.00
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Dog, American Pit Bull, black/purple
Oaxacan wood carving by Juventino Melchor
Dog measures 6 1/2 inches long by 5 inches tall. Signed by artist.
SKU: WD-2_02
$85.00
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Cat on Couch
Cat and couch combo, handmade in Oaxaca by El Sueno Zapoteco
The couch measures 6 1/2 inches long; the cat is 3 inches.
SKU: WD-2_03
$79.00
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American Pit Bull w/Collar, brown/white
Oaxacan wood carving alebrije by Juventino Melchor
Dog figurine measures 6 inches long by 2 inches wide. Signed by the artist.
SKU: WD-2_04
$85.00
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Cat, purple #2, by Roberta Angeles
Oaxacan wood carving alebrije by Roberta Angeles
Cat measures 5 inches long. The tail detaches for shipping.
SKU: WD-2_05
$39.00
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Cat, tan, by Roberta Angeles
Oaxacan woodcarving by Roberta Angeles Ojeda
SIZE: 5 inches tall by 5.5" long
SKU: WD-2_07
$45.00
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Cat, red, by Roberta Angeles
Oaxacan woodcarving by Roberta Angeles Ojeda. Tail detaches for shipping
Measures 5 inches tall by 5.5" long
SKU: WD-2_08
$45.00
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Dog with Collar, brown/spots
Oaxacan wood carving by Juventino Melchor
Dog measures 6 1/2 inches long by 2" wide. Signed.
SKU: WD-2_11
$85.00
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Cat, purple, by Roberta Angeles
Oaxacan carving by Roberta Angeles Ojeda
Crouching, purple cat measures 5 inches long.
SKU: WD-2_13
$39.00
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Cat, red, by Roberta Angeles
Oaxacan wood carving by Roberta Angeles
Curious cat is 5 1/2 inches tall. Tail detaches for shipping
SKU: WD-2_14
$45.00
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Dog, American Pit Bull, black/grey
Oaxacan wood carving handmade by Juventino Melchor
Measures 6 inches long by 2" wide. Signed by artist.
SKU: WD-2_15
$85.00
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Cat, curious green, by Roberta
Oaxacan carving by Roberta Angeles
SIZE: 5 inches tall by 5" long. Tail detaches for shipping
SKU: WD-2_16
$45.00
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American Pit Bull w/Collar, black with grey patches
Oaxacan wood carving by Juventino Melchor. Signed by artist
Dog measures 6 inches long by 5 1/4" tall.
SKU: WD-2_17
$85.00
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Chihuahua, yellow by Jose Olivera
Oaxacan wood carving Chihuahua by Jose Olivera
Measures 4 inches tall. Tail detaches for shipping
SKU: WD-2_18
$35.00
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Dog, American Pit Bull brown/white
Oaxacan wood carving is by Juventino Melchor
SIZE: 6 inches long by 5" tall. Signed by artist.
SKU: WD-2_20
$65.00
Original price: $85.00
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American Pit Bull, blue with green legs
Oaxacan dog carving by Juventino Melchor
Measures 6 inches long. Signed by artist.
SKU: WD-2_21
$85.00
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Dog, American Pit Bull, grey/blue
Oaxacan carving by Juventino Melchor
Measures 6 inches long by 5" tall.
SKU: WD-2_22
$85.00
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Cat, red by Roberta Angeles
Crouching, red cat alebrije, by Roberta Angeles.
Cat measures 5 1/2 inches long. Tail detaches for shipping.
SKU: WD-2_23
$39.00
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American Pit Bull w/Collar, black and blue
Put Bull wood sculpture, Oaxacan Carving by Juventino Melchor.
Dog measures 6 1/2 inches long by 5" tall. Signed by the artist.
SKU: WD-2_24
$75.00
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CAT, red, sitting, by Roberta Angeles
Quizzical red cat by Roberta Angeles
Cat measures 5 inches tall. Tail detaches for shipping.
SKU: WD-2_25
$39.00
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