Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Burnished Clay Tonala Pottery Holy Water Font Virgin & Jesus
ABOUT THIS TONALA BURNISHED CLAY POTTERY PIECE
This outstanding Tonala burnished clay pottery piece was crafted in Tonala, Mexico by ceramics master Moisés Rodriguez, one of the most renowned and awarded Mexican Folk artists. The water font depicts Virgin Mary with baby Jesus in her arms.
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.
|HEIGHT||31 cm / 12.2 In.|
|LENGHT||15.5 cm / 6.1 In.|
|WIDTH||7 cm / 2.75 In.|
|APROX. WEIGHT||800 gr / 28.22 Oz.|
|REGION||Tonalá, Jalisco, Mexico.|
|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.|