Multi-wood 'The Marinera Dance' Sculpture (Peru)

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ITEM#: 12130213

This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.

Product features:
  • Elegant sculpture conveys the energy of the Marinera dance
  • Decorative accessory celebrates this popular performance from the Peruvian coast
  • Hand-carved home decor recreates the sea of emotions surrounding flirtation, attraction and falling in love
  • Marinera is considered the national folklore dance form
  • Made of ishpingo, a local wood, cedar and mahogany
  • Statue captures the precise, fluid movements and mystical rhythms in dancers from northern Peru
  • Measures 8.1 inches high x 11.6 inches wide x 1.4 inches deep
  • Hand wash using mild detergent or dry clean; lay flat to dry
Story Behind the Art:

John Barrow was born in London, and first traveled to Peru in 1969. His original contract was for only eight weeks, but he ended up staying. John has always enjoyed woodwork; he learned the craft from his father. 'Living in Peru, I got to know a variety of beautiful wood types,' John explains. 'When I retired, I was finally able to dedicate myself completely to my passion, carving! I have designed my own machines and tools to help me work the wood in different ways.'

What is Worldstock?

The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

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.


Material Wood
Worldstock Country Peru
Accent Type Sculpture
Color Blue
Product Features Handmade
Dimensions 11.6 in W x 8.1 in H x 1.4 in D
Model Number 163174
Country of Origin Peru

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  • Beautiful Craftmanship!
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    This is painted on two sides so if can be viewed from the front or back and it looks the same. I have is on a shelf within a wall that divides my kitchen from the dining area. The colors are beautiful and so is the wood. This piece has such grace and gives an emotional feeling. A lovely piece!

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    It is really very beautiful, I put it on my dresser it looks very pretty.

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