MEXICAN BLACK CLAY DUCK FIGURE FROM OAXACA
Black clay pottery is a style of pottery from Oaxaca, Mexico is distinguished by its color, sheen and unique designs. Oaxaca is one of the few Mexican states which is characterized by the continuance of its ancestral crafts, which are still used in everyday life.
Black clay pottery or “Barro Negro” is made in San Bartolo De Coyotepec, a town tha tis known throughout the world for its black clay pottery. Here, you will find skilled artisans who have developed a unique art form. Using traditional,time-honored techniques, they produce the world renowned Oaxaca black pottery.This pottery is unique in three ways. First, the smooth, dark clay used in its manufacture is found nowhere else. Second, the artist lovingly forms and decorates each piece entirely by hand. And, third, the primitive but specialized firing process contributes to the elegant beauty of this distinctive art work.
THIS AUCTION IS FOR A BLACK CLAY FIGURE OF A DUCK.IT IS AN AUTHENTIC PIECE OF ART FROM SAN BARTOLO AND IT LOOKS VERY GOOD FOR HOME DECORATION.
HEIGHT: 5.8 INCHES / 15CM
WIDTH: 7 INCHES / 18CM
THICKNESS: 5.5 INCHES / 14CM