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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Tonala Burnished Clay Vase Tibor Crwoned Angels Mexican Pottery

$900.00 USD
CB2001

This outstanding Burnished clay vase was crafted in Tonala, Mexico by pottery artist Luis Cortés, one of the most renowned and awarded Mexican Folk artists. The pot is beautifully painted in beige & orange tones with crowned cherubs on each inside & floral motifs near the handles.

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

HEIGHT 21.25 In / 54cm
DIAMETER 10.62 In / 27cm
MADE OF Clay
REGION Tonalá, Jalisco, Mexico.
TECHNIQUE Burnished Clay. Hand crafted and hand painted
AUTHOR Luis Cortez
COMMENTS Signed, one side of the vase has the legend "floreando la reata", a Charro stunt.
CARE Clean with a soft dry or damp cloth.