This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Classic medallions adorn a wall mirror in shades of nautical blue
Decorative accessory features reverse painted glass, a traditional Andean form of art
Elegant signature piece, signed by the artist, will look lovely in your home decor
Can hang vertically or horizontally
Frame measures 20.9 inches wide x 28.7 inches high x 3.0 inches deep
Mirror measures 10.4 inches wide x 17.9 inches high
Story Behind the Art:
Born in 1965, Edmundo Contreras Aquise works in the 'andahuaylino' style. He uses painted glass and crackled finishes in a technique both traditional and modern. His motifs range from pre-Hispanic, colonial and ethnic to the Andean world and its wildlife. 'I inherited my interest in art from my mother. As an adolescent, I liked to create cartoons as a social protest (when terrorists threatened our land). I've exhibited my work at arts and crafts fairs, and in 1995 took first place in the Concurso Internacional para America Latina y el Caribe, winning the UNESCO Prize. One of my proudest moments was receiving the Vizcardo and Guzman Medal as a master artisan, awarded by the Peruvian Congress in 2002. My dream is for my art to be known and appreciated outside my country.'
The handcrafted nature of this product will produce minor differences in design and sizing. Subtle variations will occur from piece to piece, adding to its unique qualities. Measurements may vary slightly.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days of the order date.
Reverse painted glass, plywood and manufactured wood
I was looking for something unique to go in a living room and I was not disappointed! I love this mirror, I love that it came from Peru, and that I could keep an artist working. The colors are true to the picture which I wanted to blend into a blue and burgundy themed room.
I was it was a bit larger, but it works just fine size wise.
I would recommend in a heartbeat.
Irritating is much prettier in person as all the details are not visible in the picture. Craftsmanship is very nice. Color is very pretty. I have it hung on a dark blue wall a d it looks g rest. Happy with purchase.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
i WAS LOOKING FROWARD TO RECEIVING THE MIRROR. HOWEVER WHEN IT ARRIVED I WAS DISAPPOINTED IN THE FRAME..
THE FRAME WAS BEAUTIFUL HOWEVER THE THREE DIMENSIONAL LOOK WAS NOT WHAT I WAS LOOKING. THE FRAME SEEMED TOO LARGE. dOES NOT FIR MY DECOR. HAD TO RETURN IT.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? COLOR WAS ACCURATE
Please tell us about the quality of the product. LOOKED GOOD QUALITY
How accurate was the sizing? THE MIRROR HAD TOO MANY VARIATINS IN THE FRAME.
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