Manuel Cruz: One Piece Turtle & Frog

Impressive one-piece turtle with passenger frog woodcarving by top Oaxaca artist Manuel Cruz and his wife Ruvi. Manuel carved this beautiful figure creating an amazing sense of movement. Ruvi magnificently painted the turtle and frog in the traditional and spectacular Cruz style. Take a look at the absolutely perfect painting on the conch of the frog, even the bottom of this piece s beautifully painted. Gorgeous!  You can read more about Manuel and Ruvi's work here The Art of Manuel Cruz.

Origin: Oaxaca
Dimensions: 6''Tall 9''Long 6''Wide