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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Tonala Burnished Clay Sun & Moon Pot by Pottery Master Luis Cortez

$350.00 USD
BC4

ABOUT THIS TONALA BURNISHED CLAY POTTERY PIECE

This outstanding Tonala burnished clay pottery piece was crafted in Tonala, Mexico by ceramics master Luis Cortez, one of the most renowned and awarded Mexican Folk artists. The pot displays one of the most popular subjects in Mexican Folk art: The sun & the moon, each of them beautifully painted on each side of the piece. 

Mr. Cortés 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. 

 TECHNICAL DATA

DIAMETER
10.2 In. / 26 cm 
HEIGHT 8 In / 20 cm
APROX. WEIGHT 8.5 Lb / 2150gr
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 BC21