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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Mexican Clay Jaguar Amatenango Chiapas Indigenous Pottery Art Beige

$125.00 USD
CC2008

ABOUT THIS MEXICAN POTTERY PIECE

This facing right 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.
The jaguar is hand modeled and hand painted with a black and white dotted pattern 
over a beige yellow toned 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 5.5 In / 14 cm
LENGTH 12 In / 30.8 cm