This elegant wood reproduction of Don Quixote is made from the gifted hands of artisan friends from Chiapas, Mexico. The wood used is from the Huanacaxtle tree, one of the region's larger and more impressive trees found mostly in the tropics. The Don Quixote measures 9" in hight and 6" in width.
Spanish novelist, dramatist and poet, Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) most famous work was Don Quixote written one year before his death. Cervantes takes you through the journey of Alonso Quixano who changes his name to Don Quixote de la Mancha and his quest to right the world's many wrongs. The novel a satire of romantic chivalry symbolizes the richness of Spanish literature found in the 17th century. It has sold over 500 million copies worldwide and is considered one of the top 100 books of all time.