Very few Historic Enconchado Retablos exist today, Mostly today in the Museums of Mexico. This technique was done 1600's and 1700's only and its origins may be Asian instead of European. Made with inlayed Mother of Pearl Sea Shells..
San Miguel Enconchado Retablo
Inlayed with Mother of Pearl and Gesso Relief
11" x 24"
Nuestra Senora del la Purisima Conception
Nicely carved with Sea Shells
11" x 20"
Nuestra Senora de Los Lagos Enconchado Retablo
Nuestra Senora de Dolores Enconchado Retablo
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