Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Pot Decorated with Naguales by Burnished Clay Tonala Artist Olvera
ABOUT THIS TONALA BURNISHED CLAY POT
An outstanding burnished clay pot from Tonalá by Mexican folk artist Olvera. The pot is decorated with Naguales. Nahuales are pre hispanic mythological creatures half human half animal. The pot is also beautifully decorated in orange reddish and brown tones with four high relief dots with human faced suns. It comes with a cap or lid.
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.
|HEIGHT||18 In / 46 cm|
|APROX. WEIGHT||12. 47 Lb / 5600 gr.|
|MADE OF||Burnished Clay|
|REGION||Tonalá, Jalisco, Mexico.|
|TECHNIQUE||Hand crafted and hand painted|