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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Mexican Clay Jaguar from Amatenango del Valle Chiapas. Black.

$400.00 USD
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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

TECHNICAL DATA

MADE OF Clay
REGION Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas.
TECHNIQUE Hand crafted
ETHNIC GROUP Tzeltal
CARE Clean with a soft dry cloth
HEIGHT 10 In / 25.4 cm
LENGTH 21In / 53.5 cm
WIDTH 10 In / 25.4 cm.