Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Mexican Clay Jaguar in Beige & Black Crafted by Chiapas Indigenous People
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.
|REGION||Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas.
|CARE||Clean with a soft dry cloth|
|HEIGHT||7.5 In / 18 cm|
|LENGTH||12.5 In / 31.5 cm|