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Day of the Dead Catrina Clay Tree of life Mexican Pottery from Metepec
ABOUT THIS MEXICAN CLAY TREE OF LIFE
A day of the dead theme tree of life very well achieved by Mexican artists from Metepec. The piece depicts a Catrina as central figure surrounded by skeleton mariachis and a charro skull with a big mustache and Mexican hat. The whole piece is surrounded with flowers and day of the dead skulls. The tree of life was dyed using mineral pigments directly on the clay, so its not painted but modeled with different types of colored clay.
Metepec is a town located in central Mexico, worldwide known for the high quality of it´s pottery. To know more about Metepec´s fabulous pottery visit our gallery!
Thank you for your interest in this true piece of art. Please browse trough the pictures and appreciate the detail of this beautiful miniature item. Feel free to ask if you have any question.
|HEIGHT||4.72 in / 12 cm|
|LENGHT||3.14 in / 8 cm|
|WIDTH||1.96 in /5 cm|
|APROX. WEIGHT||3.25 Oz /92 gr|
|REGION||Estado de Mexico.|
|TECHNIQUE||Hand crafted & hand painted.|
|CARE||Clean with an air duster.|
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