Here we have vintage hand-carved, hand-painted bookends from Guatemala, circa 1970s, broken into two delightful parts. One side is the front end of the animal--a dog or cow, most likely--with large eyes and eyelashes, and the other side has the back end and tail. This primitive style of painting and blocky form are the hallmark of Guatemalan folk art. Folk art is one of the most interesting types of decor to add to a home filled with unique treasures, as it mixes and matches with so many interiors, from bohemian to hacienda to natural. One can just imagine this chunky and unusual creature holding up interesting books on a rustic wood table or shelf.
Each side is slightly different but the larger of the two measures about 8-1/2" across by about 9" tall by about 3-3/4" deep. There are some seams that have opened up a bit in the legs from the different pieces of wood. The ears are made of cloth and had a lot of splotching from age, which I've tried to minimize. Weighs 2.8 pounds unpacked.
Moo-valous and functional decor that will get your tail waggin'!
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