carved stone Sorrow Effigy Figures Bolivia
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Americas: Latin American: Handiwork: Pre 1970: item # 467893
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Terrill C. Smith
Oakland, CA 94602
|I was told that these unusual hand carved stone figures were carved by the Women of Bolivia. I was told they were meant to trap and hold sorrows and worry. What ever the function this piece is a wonderful piece of one of a kind folk art. It is from Bolivia and marked as such on the bottom. I would guess the age to be between 10 and 20 years old. It is 3 1/2" tall. No chips or damage.|