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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Mexican Pottery Medallion St Francis Baby Jesus Burnished Clay Tonala

$150.00 USD
BC12

ABOUT THIS TONALA BURNISHED CLAY POTTERY PIECE

This Mexican pottery medallion depicts St Francis of Assisi tenderly carrying baby Jesus in his arms. An outstanding Tonala burnished clay pottery piece crafted in Tonala, Mexico by ceramics master Moises Rodriguez, one of the most renowned and awarded Mexican Folk artists. 

Moises is a renowned artist in Tonala and his pieces valued amongst collectors and Mexican Folk Art connoisseurs. He has won many awards and prizes. 

Tonalá is a small city outside of Guadalajara in the Mexican state of Jalisco, where potters combine ancient and modern techniques to create a regional tradition that is taught from one generation to the next since pre-Columbian times. 


TECHNICAL DATA

HEIGHT 28.5 cm / 11.22 In.
LENGHT 19 cm / 7.48 In.
WIDTH 5 cm / 1.96 In.
APROX. WEIGHT 775 gr / 27.33 Oz.
MADE OF Clay
REGION Tonalá, Jalisco, Mexico.
AUTHOR Moisés Rodriguez
TECHNIQUE Burnished Clay, Each piece is hand crafted and hand painted.
CARE Clean with a soft dry or damp cloth. 
SPECIFICS Signed by the artist.
SKU BC12