Carved out of mahogany wood and carefully polished, this stunning masterpiece depicts a taino facies proudly wearing a headpiece with a majestic horse shape. The Taino Indians were the people occupying the Dominican Republic, as well as a large part of the Caribbean, before the arrival of the Europeans.
The beautiful carvings and the warm tone of this genuine mahogany wood enhance the noble feelings that emane from this unique piece of art.
- Mahogany wood
- 18 x 7 x 3 inches
The artisans ...
Dominican Republic is most widely known for its tourist attractions than its artistic reputation. Dominican artists of international reach perform mostly on the musical scene.
Oscar de la Renta, the great fashion designer, is however a Santo Domingo native. We should also mention Paul Giudicelli, Dominican artist whose abstract paintings still influence contemporary artists, as well as Juan Medina whose works decorate the Santo Domingo cathedral and the National Pantheon.
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