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Vintage Folk Art 'Nativity Devil' or 'Nacimiento Diablo' from Tlaquepaque

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Hand-molded, hand-painted vintage Nativity Devil (Nacimiento Diablo) from TlaquepaqueThis unique figurine has a brilliant red glaze from industrial gloss paint. It was originally intended for inclusion in nativity scenes to illustrate the deadly sins. Devils hold various things such as musical instruments and tridents. This example represents the seventh deadly sin of Pride. Unsigned, artist unknown.  

Pieces of this age, in this shape and condition are hard-to-find and would make a great addition to a collection Folk Art, Religious Art or Mexican Art.    

Place of Origin: San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico 

Date of Manufacture: 1950s 

Condition: Excellent.  

Wear: Near perfect. Some minor firing imperfections. Please refer to pictures.

Dimensions: 6.75 in. H X 2.5 in. W X 3.25 in. D 

Reference: Arts & Crafts of Mexico, Chloë Sayer (pg. 124) 

Vintage Folk Art 'Nativity Devil'...

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