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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Beige Mexican Clay Jaguar from Amatenango del Valle Chiapas 8"H

$195.00 USD
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ABOUT THIS MEXICAN POTTERY PIECE

This clay jaguar is one of a kind. A fine Mexican pottery piece crafted in a town called Amatenango del Valle in the state of Chiapas. It  was completely hand molded and  crafted by Tzeltal indigenous people. It is beautifully painted with Black and white dots over a yellow toned beige background. 
Jaguar is an animal very important in Mexican culture. Since pre columbian times is considered as a guardian and an important symbol of power and authority.  At  Carapan, our folk art gallery you will find this and more fine Mexican pottery for sale

TECHNICAL DATA

MADE OF Clay
REGION Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas.
TECHNIQUE Hand crafted
ETHNIC GROUP Tzeltal.
CARE Clean with a soft dry cloth
HEIGHT 8 In / 20.3 cm
LENGTH 10.6 In / 27 cm