Ceramics by Mata Ortiz - Ceramics with Miniatures

$ 95,000.00 MXN

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  • ◇ Technique: Hand painted on ceramic.

    ◇ Dimensions of installed piece: 34.5 x 26.5 x 26.5 cm.
    - Vase 37.5 x 26.5 x 26.5 cm. / 15 x 10.7 x 10.7 inches.
    - Base 4.7 x 10 x 10 cm. / 2 x 4 x 4 in.
    - Red miniature measuring 2 x 3 x 3 cm. - Black miniature measuring 2.5 x 3.3 x 3.3 cm. - White miniature measuring 4 x 3 x 3 cm.

    ◇ Author: Celia Veloz.

    Unique piece. Includes certificate of authenticity.

    Juan Mata Ortiz is a small town just three hundred twenty kilometers northwest of the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. There live about 300 families dedicated to pottery, creating the most extraordinary jobs that are currently produced. Each potter makes the piece in the same way in which they were made 600 years ago in the city of Paquimé, however today's potters have incorporated their innovative designs and the development of their own distinctive styles.

    Mata Ortiz Ceramics are made with ancestral techniques that the Paquimé culture used with designs made with lead-free and mineral paints and children's hair brushes. These pieces are made entirely by hand in an approximate period of one to three months and are used in their burning stage poplar tree bark and buñiga (dry cow manure) to achieve the appropriate temperature as well as preserve the style of rustic burning that characterizes them.

  • Celia Ivon Veloz Saenz is a renowned potter in Juan Mata Ortiz, Chih., for more than 20 years.
    Her pottery work together with her husband José Luis Pérez Ramírez has led them to win several national and international awards. In 2016 she won the Award for the best piece in the annual Mata Ortiz Ceramics competition. And in 2017 Celia obtained Second Place in the International Ceramics Competition: A Tile and Vessel in the city of Silver City, NM United States, competing against ceramists from Canada, the United States and Mexico.
    Furthermore, since 2012, Mrs. Celia Ivon Veloz Saenz has been an active member of the non-profit organization MATA ORTIZ GRUPO SIETE AC (MOG7 AC).
    Her career has led her to participate in several exhibitions in Mexico and the United States.
    His work is characterized by being perfect in lines and strokes, which is why over the years he has not only managed to maintain himself, but has increasingly surpassed and perfected his work and his love for this art.

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    ◇ Professional packaging.

    ◇ Includes insurance in case of damage, theft or loss.

    ◇ Satisfaction guarantee: Free returns up to 10 days after receiving your order.

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