The Bodhisattva Collection

A Good Hand-Carved Peruvian Softwood Mirror from Cuzco


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Directory: New Century: Folk Art: Pre 2000: Item # 1029352
The Bodhisattva Collection
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From our World Handicrafts Collection (Ex-Asia), a charming hand-carved mirror frame from Cuzco Peru, sister city of the famed Macchu Piccu ruins. The wood used here is an indigenous Andean softwood that has been very skillfully carved in Spanish Baroque style, not uncommon since Peru was colonized by the Spanish in the 1500's and Spanish architectural influence still pervades their culture and crafts. The mirrored glass was installed later in the States. A lovely and unique gift item.

Size and Condition: 18 1/2 inches tall, 14 1/2 inches wide. The mirror needs a cleaning but otherwise perfect condition; we can polish it up before shipment.