Mata Ortiz Ceramics - Fusion

$ 8,350.00 MXN

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  • ◇ Technique: Hand painted on ceramic.

    ◇ Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 13 cm.

    ◇ Base of 2.5 x 6 x 6 cm. and the ceramic measures 19 x 13 x 13 cm.

    ◇ Author: Alan Cano.

    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.

  • Alan Cano is a young talent from Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua. March 2022 was the day he made his first piece of ceramics and since then he has participated in the 25th Mata Ortiz Regional Ceramics Competition in 2022, in the Grace in Clay International Festival of the Clay Festival in Silver City, NM in 2023 and in that same year also in the National Ceramics Award.

  • ◇ Ships the day of purchase or the next business day.

    ◇ Express shipping worldwide totally free.

    ◇ 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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