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St Michael Archangel Burnished Clay Retablo Tonala Folk Art Signed
ABOUT THIS TONALA BURNISHED CLAY POTTERY PIECE
This outstanding Tonala burnished clay pottery piece was crafted in Tonala, Mexico by ceramics master Moisés Rodriguez, one of the most renowned and awarded Mexican Folk artists. The retablo depicts St. Michael Archangel holding a flame sword defeating the evil represented by a dragon. The border is beautifully decorated with little angels.
Moises is a respected 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.
|SIZE||33 x 25 In / 63 x 83 cm|
|MADE OF||Burnished Clay|
|REGION||Tonalá, Jalisco, Mexico.|
|TECHNIQUE||Burnished Clay, Each piece is hand crafted and hand painted.|
|CARE||Clean with a soft dry or damp cloth.|
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