Blackman Cruz

18th c. Large Peruvian Polychromed Nicho Mirror

Blackman Cruz

18th c. Large Peruvian Polychromed Nicho Mirror

Ayacucho Region of Peru


Hand-carved and painted wood


90"H x 45"W x 14"D


Nichos are made from mixed media and traditionally combine elements from: href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Catholicism">Roman Catholicism,  mestizo spirituality, and popular culture. Characteristically "nicho" objects have different names throughout Central and South America: they may be called retablo or by other local names.

$18,000