Mask Shop Motif Altarpiece (Retablo) (Handshaped figurines)
Altarpiece replicas are typical of the Ayacucho area in the mountains of Peru. This altarpiece or “retablo” décor piece is handcrafted in wood and ceramic and carefully hand painted by Peruvian artists of Ayacucho. Each figurine inside the retablo is hand shaped, not using a mould, which gives this beautiful piece an inherent artistic value. The scene represents a festivity mask shop.
Materials: Wood and plaster
Size: 15 x 20 x 6 cms.