Mexican Ceramic "The Last Supper". And collectible was made by Oc tavio Esteban Reyes. He learned this wonderful folk art from his native Ocumicho.
And the Pope eating their last supper on an orange fish. The fish is amazing, it is multi-colored with a big mouth and large fins. Ocumicho figurines, diablitos (little devils) and mermaids are important to the region's religious celebrations. Popular with collectors, well-conceived figurines, fish, diablitos and mermaids can provide a dependable income to traditional artists and Octavio stands out as one of the region's best.
The traditional technique for making Ocumicho. Art starts with local clay, which is abundant in this area of. The clay is shaped by hand into figurines, which are then painted with brushes made of human hair.
The devils and other pieces are used mainly in two holidays in the Ocumicho region, Christmas and Holy Week, where they appear in dances and as decoration. Octavio, who began making, figurines, mermaids, fish and diablitos at the age of 12, now runs a family workshop in his hometown. His wonderful pieces are favorites locally and around Mexico. This is a fun ceramic piece can be added to your home, of an office or as a gift. We will make sure that your piece is.
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