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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Mexican Clay Pot with 3 Jaguars & Lid Amatenango Chiapas Indigenous Pottery Art

$325.00 USD
CC2010

ABOUT THIS MEXICAN POTTERY PIECE

This clay pot is one of a kind. A fine Mexican pottery piece crafted by Tzeltal indigenous people in a town called Amatenango del Valle in the state of Chiapas. It  is decorated with 3 completely hand modeled jaguars; two on the sides and one on the lid .
The pot is painted with a black palette 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
APROX DIAMETER WITH JAGUARS
15.5 In / 39.5 cm
APROX HEIGHT 
14 In / 35 cm