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Blackman Cruz

18th c. Large Peruvian Polychromed Nicho Mirror

$18,000

Blackman Cruz

18th c. Large Peruvian Polychromed Nicho Mirror

18th c. Large Peruvian Polychromed Nicho Mirror
18th c. Large Peruvian Polychromed Nicho Mirror
18th c. Large Peruvian Polychromed Nicho Mirror
18th c. Large Peruvian Polychromed Nicho Mirror
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 Roman Catholicismmestizo 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