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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Mexican Clay Jaguar in Beige & Black Crafted by Chiapas Indigenous People

$225.00 USD
CC2009

ABOUT THIS MEXICAN POTTERY PIECE

This facing left 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 spots are painted with a black pattern over a beige yellow tinted 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 7.5 In / 18 cm
LENGTH 12.5 In / 31.5 cm