Nayarit, Jalisco, Durango, Zacatecas, - Mexico
Beaded Gourd Bowl
Hand Carved Gourd, hand set beads into wax
Signed on the bottom by the artist
Jacinto and his family are considered to be one of the most important families in the commercializations of the bead art.
He was a great shaman who was well documented in the 1970’s aand is featured in the 1978 book “Art of the Huichol”.
This item is very good condition. It was acquired from a private collector 15-20 years ago.
The Huichol Bead Art is wooden, or gourds or clay, covered with colourful beads, hand set-one at time into bees wax. It is very intricate and time consuming work.
Huichol Art is one of a kind.