This adorable hanging monkey with ixtle cord has been handcrafted and decorated by Zapotec artisans using natural clay from Oaxaca's highlands.
Available in two sizes, you can use these monkeys to set up a chain or hang them anywhere in your home or garden.
Mexican prehispanic cultures consider the monkey as a mediator between men and the supernatural.
Elsa's highly original and distinguished crafts are praised for her unique style and accurate depictions of zoomorphic forms.
- Natural, locally sourced clay
- Slightly burnished with natural slips
- Natural, unglazed finish
- Unique design
Artisan: Elsa González
Provenance: Santa María Tavehua, Oaxaca
Dimensions: Small (8 x 14 x 7 cms), Large (14 x 26 x 11 cms)
*Exact dimensions vary as this is a handcrafted piece.