Miguel Santiago: Red Panda Woodcarving

Handsome one-piece Red Cat Bear, also known as a Red Panda by Master Carver Miguel Santiago. Miguel is a well-known woodcarving artist from Oaxaca and is featured prominently in "Crafting Tradition: The Making and Marketing of Oaxacan Wood Carvings" by Michael Chibnik.
He has developed a style of his own, paying particular attention to the faces of his subjects. The eyes are not only painted but carved as well. This figure has a wonderful rounded body with a curling tail. The facial expression is beautiful!

Origin: Oaxaca
Dimensions: 5.5''Tall 11.5''Long 5''Wide