Hummingbird Motif Wall Hanging Half Chiselled Gourd

This decorated half chiselled gourd is commonly called a Lapa and is created as a wall hanging piece of decoration. In this case it shows a representation of a nest with a family of hummingbirds. They were made from carved gourds in the Peruvian sierra of Huancayo. The technique for producing a chiselled gourd involves etching fine lines into the gourd with a scalpel called a buril, creating a series of drawings.

Materials: natural pumpkin

Size: 21 x 21.5 x 6 cms.

$49.99

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Description

This decorated half chiselled gourd is commonly called a Lapa and is created as a wall hanging piece of decoration. In this case it shows a representation of a nest with a family of hummingbirds. They were made from carved gourds in the Peruvian sierra of Huancayo. The technique for producing a chiselled gourd involves etching fine lines into the gourd with a scalpel called a buril, creating a series of drawings.

Additional information

Weight1.8 kg
Dimensions21 × 21.5 × 6 cm