Burro y Huesos - ceramic donkey figure from Mexico

  • Original ceramic decoration showing a donkey
  • Made and painted by hand by Mexican artists
  • Decoration made in Talavera technique
  • Dimensions: height 28 cm, length 24 cm
  • Dimensions: width of the base 10.5 x 16 cm
  • Safe packaging
  • Shipping from Poland
Each donkey is unique and may slightly differ from the photos. The pattern and colors of the base have different motifs, therefore each delivered figurine will be slightly different from each other.

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Donkey Skeleton Figurine

Referring to the very popular in Mexico La Catrin, a figurine depicting a donkey skeleton. Figurine in white, decorated with patterns referring to the floristic characteristic of the Talavera style. The base of the rectangular figurine, decorated with colorful patterns, symbolizes the place on the ground. The colors of the decorations are mainly shades of blue, brown with elements of green and black. Big eyes symbolize unreality, a different world. The figure is covered with a varnish that perfectly smooths the surfaces.
A donkey in the style of la Catrina can symbolize modesty and humility, as well as the hard work that he labored every day of his earthly life. Figures in the style of la Catrina create an original, slightly amazing, unreal atmosphere.

La Catrina Figures


La Catrina are Mexican specific figures that refer to death. Mexicans treat death as a stage in the journey ahead. The motifs of the deathly bodies dressed in beautiful colourful dresses and huge hats were created in the 19th century by Jose Guadalupe Posada, and popularised by Diego Rivera, the artist who was married to Frida Kahlo. Catrina is a symbol of people's equality in the face of death, its unambiguity. Catrina is a permanent element of Mexican culture, often appearing in the form of statues or paintings in Mexican homes.
Mexican figurines are amazing decorative elements. Traditional, craftsmanship has attracted the attention of collectors from all over the world. Unique pieces of such ceramics can reach very high prices.
Colour Multicolor
Material Ceramic
Country of origin Mexico

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Burro y Huesos - ceramic donkey figure from Mexico

Burro y Huesos - ceramic donkey figure from Mexico

  • Original ceramic decoration showing a donkey
  • Made and painted by hand by Mexican artists
  • Decoration made in Talavera technique
  • Dimensions: height 28 cm, length 24 cm
  • Dimensions: width of the base 10.5 x 16 cm
  • Safe packaging
  • Shipping from Poland
Each donkey is unique and may slightly differ from the photos. The pattern and colors of the base have different motifs, therefore each delivered figurine will be slightly different from each other.