Painted Gourd Ornament by Pedro Osores
Made in Peru
Hand carved and painted
One of a kind
This gourd was carved using the Fondo negro technique and features images of some of the native garments of Cochas, Peru. This piece was carved by Noemi Osores, daughter of Pedro Osores.
This gourd is a beautiful exampble of the quemado (burnt) gourd carving technique. After carving, the artist then applied a whitewash to fill the indentations. Depicted here is an array of animals native to the jungles of Peru. Carved by Freddy Osores Nu
A gourd caved with the quemado technique and with a whitewash applique. The design depicts the daily life of villagers. They can be seen spinning, weaving, and eating. Carved by Pedro Osores.
A gourd carved with the quemado carving technique. Depicts a village scene in which people are both preparing and partaking in a feast. Carved by Pedro Osores.
A gourd carved with the Quemado (burnt) technique. Carved by Pedro Osores.