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Mammals

Oaxacan Wood Carvings

Hand-carved and then painted in cheerful colors, these alebrije carvings are the most sought-after folk art in Mexico. Each finely-crafted sculpture reflects its maker's talent and imagination. We buy our figurines directly from carvers living in villages of the Oaxaca valley. Most are signed by the artists. In most wood-carving families, the husband does the carving and whittling, children sand the figurines to a smooth finish, and it is often the wives who paint the finely-detailed patterns. The realm of Oaxacan woodcarving reflects the best of Mexico's wonderful, "made-by-hand" artistic traditions. For more details, download our promotional flyer at this link.

This subcategory of collectible Oaxacan wood carvings, features all fur-bearing creatures, except cats and dogs. Take a look at our selection of colorful bats, with their spread wings and friendly faces, by carver Lauro Ramirez. The upbeat, pink coyote is by Juventino Melchor. Carver Arsenio Morales, whose figures all have black, glass eyes, is represented here by his otters, monkeys and his whimsical, big-eared rabbits. Our range of mammal wood carvings runs from inexpensive, little rats to the majestic white rhinoceros and peacock carvings made by the Tribus Mixes Collective.

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Armadillo By Tribus Mixes, Oaxaca Alebrije Carving, white/yellow, 8 1/2-inch
Oaxacan carving by Tribus Mixes artists collective
Armadillo measures 8 1/2 inches from nose to tip of the tail.
SKU: WD-7_001
$69.00
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Armadillo by Tribus Mixes, Oaxacan Wood Carving, orange face, small
Oaxacan carving by Tribus Mixes Collective
SIZE: Head and body measure 6 inches long, plus 5-inch tail
SKU: WD-7_010
$79.00
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Armadillo by Tribus Mixes, Oaxacan Wood Carving, purple face, 8 1/2-inch
Oaxacan carving by Tribus Mixes Collective
SIZE: 8 inches long, nose to tip of tail.
SKU: WD-7_055
$59.00
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Armadillo by Tribus Mixes, Oaxacan Wood Carving, small
Oaxacan wood carving handmade by Tribus Mixes Collective
SIZE: 6.5 inches long, plus detachable tail. Signed by the artist.
SKU: WD-7_046
$79.00
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Armadillo by Tribus Mizes, Oaxacan Wood Carving, one-piece
Oaxacan carving by Tribus Mixes Collective
Armadillo measures 7 inches long.
SKU: WD-7_042
$69.00
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Armadillo, grey, large
Oaxacan carving by Tribus Mixes Collective
SIZE: Head and body is 8 inches long, plus 5-inch tail
SKU: WD-7_016
$79.00
Original price: $119.00
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Armadillo, Oaxacan Wood Carving by Xuana
Oaxacan carving by Flor y Abad Xuana
SIZE: 7 inches long
SKU: WD-1_065
$109.00
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Armadillo, Oaxacan Wood Carving, small, black/lavender
Oaxacan woodcarving by Victoriano Ramirez
Measures 4.5 inches long, plus detachable tail
SKU: WD-1_049
$35.00
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Armadillo, Oaxacan Wood Carving, white with blue accents, 8.5-inch
Oaxacan armadillo carving by Tribus Mixes Collective
Armadillo measures 8 1/2 inches long from nose to tip of tail.
SKU: WD-7_056
$59.00
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Armadillo, standing, Oaxacan Wood Carving by Blas Alebrijes
Oaxacan woodcarving by Rogelio Blas F.
Armadillo measures 8 inches tall by 12 inches long with tail. Parts detach for safe shipping. Paint colors and patterns may vary from the carving shown.
SKU: WD-1_040
$89.00
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Bat Alebrije by Blas family, #2
Oaxacan carving by Rogelio Blas F.
SIZE: 9 inches long by 8" tall. Wings detach for safe shipping
SKU: WD-1_070
$95.00
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Bat Skeleton, Oaxaca Alebrije Carving, green wings
Oaxacan carving by Lauro Ramirez and Griselda Ramirez
Measures 8 inches tall with 14-inch wingspan
SKU: WD-1_003
$65.00
Original price: $119.00
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Bat, Oaxacan Wood Carving, brown w/purple wings
Oaxacan woodcarving by Lauro Ramirez.
SIZE: Body is 6.5 inches tall with 14" wingspan
SKU: WD-1_005
$95.00
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Bat, Oaxacan Wood Carving, brown/green
Oaxacan woodcarving by Lauro Ramirez
Bat measures 5.5 inches tall with wingspan of 11 inches
SKU: WD-1_018
$129.00
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Bat, Oaxacan Wood Carving, grey with orange wings
Oaxacan woodcarving by Lauro Ramirez and Griselda Morales
Wooden bat measures 5.5 inches tall with 12" wingspan
SKU: WD-1_013
$129.00
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Bat, red/green
Oaxacan woodcarving by Lauro Ramirez
SIZE: 7 inches tall with 12-inch wingspan
SKU: WD-1_014
$109.00
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Chupacabra #2, Oaxaca Alebrije Carving by Rogelio Blas F.
Colorful chupacabra, legendary creature of folklore, is made by Rogelio Blas F.
Chupacabra alebrije measures 15 inches long, by 10" tall with 7 1/2" wingspan. All parts disconnect for safe shipping.
SKU: WD-1_057
$119.00
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Cow, Oaxacan Wood Carving by Tribus Mixes
Oaxacan wood carving cow handmade by the Tribus Mixes artists' collective
Cow measures 11 inches long, by 8 inches tall. Signed by Tribus Mixes.
SKU: WD-7_065
$275.00
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Coyote, Alebrije Wood Carving, white/pink
Oaxacan carving by Juventino Melchor Angeles.
SIZE: 7.5 inches tall by 7" long. Tail detaches for shipping
SKU: WD-1_009
$89.00
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Coyote, Oaxacan Wood Carving, pink, 8-inch
Oaxacan wood carving by Juventino Melchor
Pink coyote measures 8 inches tall by 5 inches long. Tail detaches for shippingl Signed by artist.
SKU: WD-1_015
$89.00
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