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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Tonala Mexican Pottery St Francis Burnished Clay Holy Water Font

$125.00 USD
BC19

ABOUT THIS TONALA BURNISHED CLAY POTTERY PIECE

This holy water font depicts St Francis helping Jeus descent from the cross. An outstanding Tonala burnished clay pottery piece crafted in Tonala, Mexico by ceramics master Moises Rodriguez, one of the most renowned and awarded Mexican Folk artists. 

Moises is a renowned artist in Tonala and his pieces valued amongst collectors and Mexican Folk Art connoisseurs. He has won many awards and prizes. 

Tonalá is a small city outside of Guadalajara in the Mexican state of Jalisco, where potters combine ancient and modern techniques to create a regional tradition that is taught from one generation to the next since pre-Columbian times. 

TECHNICAL DATA

HEIGHT 27.5 cm / 10.82 In. 
LENGHT 15.5 cm / 6.1 In. 
WIDTH 8 cm / 3.15 In. 
APROX. WEIGHT 800 gr / 28.22 Oz.
MADE OF Clay
REGION Tonalá, Jalisco, Mexico.
AUTHOR Moisés Rodriguez
TECHNIQUE Burnished Clay, Each piece is hand crafted and hand painted.
CARE Clean with a soft dry or damp cloth. 
SPECIFICS Signed by the artist.
SKU BC19