Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Tonala Burnished Clay Armadillo by Master of Folk Art Luis Cortez
ABOUT THIS TONALA BURNISHED CLAY PIECE
This exclusive Tonala burnished clay dove was created by Mexican folk art master Luis Cortés, one of the most imaginative and talented craftsmen in Mexico.
He has received many awards and his pieces belong to the most important museums and private collections of Mexican folk art.
Mr. Cortés is part of the millenary tradition of craftsmen from Tonalá, a small city in the Mexican state of Jalisco, where potters combine ancient and modern techniques to create outstanding ceramic items.