This piece has an elegant black background highlighted with delicate white dots. Notice the plastic eyes surrounded by red circles that combined with masterly carved ears give the piece a special look. A prominent snout has red nose and mouth details. Patina on the back denotes use. Monkeys are present in almost every Ceremonial Dance; they act as buffoons and have the important roll of collecting money from the public for the Religious Brotherhood that sponsors the event. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping!
Age: Approximately carved in the 1980’s.
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: Santa Cruz del Quiché, El Quiché
Use: Deer Dance, Baile Convite, 24 Devil’s Dance
Technique: hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 8” x 7” x 5”