Cumbaya Holy Family

Cumbaya Holy Family

This Holy Family was created by the Adianto Ceramics Workshop in Cumbaya, Ecuador. Mary and Joseph wear traditional Ecuadorian clothing .

 

The pieces are created out of rolled sheets of clay to which such details as clothing, ears, hair, and coats are added. After the clay have semi-dried additional details are carved into the figures. Then the figures are  fired in a kiln. Finally the artisans paint the figures.

Name: Cumbaya Holy Family
Artist: Unknown
Country: Ecuador
Material: Clay, Paint
Height: The tallest figure measures 9"
Depth: Ecuador"
Number of Pieces: 2
Jesus, Mary, Joseph
Acquired: 2000

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