Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Mexican Clay Jaguar from Amatenango del Valle Chiapas. Black.
ABOUT THIS MEXICAN POTTERY PIECE
This clay jaguar is 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 stunningly painted in a black on black palette using a glossy tone for the skin marks over a mate 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.
|REGION||Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas.
|CARE||Clean with a soft dry cloth|
|HEIGHT||10 In / 25.4 cm.|
|LENGTH||21In / 53.5 cm.|
|WIDTH||10 In / 25.4 cm.|