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ITEM#: 13802541This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Seen in silhouette on a ceramic plaque, the mighty Maya ruler 'Shield Jaguar' receives his war helmet from his wife, Xok. The plaque by Angel Ceron replicates an archeological piece from the Maya site Yaxchilan, dating back to 724 A.D.
- Color: Brown
- Material: Ceramic
- Dimensions: 7.7 inches high x 10.2 inches wide x 0.6 inches deep
Story Behind the Art:
Angel Ceron comes from a family with generations of artisan experience. He learned the family ceramic techniques from his father, Antonio Ceron Orta, a renowned artisan. Angel began a long study of Mexico's pre-Hispanic cultures and learned the Nahuatl language spoken in ancient Mesoamerica. Ceron uses clay from northern Oaxaca state, the only clay of this kind in Mexico and perhaps in the world. The unique characteristics of this yellow clay make it ideal for molding. It dries evenly and is especially hard, thus it is resistant to impact and can withstand very high temperatures.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
|Accent Type||Other Accent Pieces|
|Dimensions||7.7 inches high x 10.2 inches wide x 0.6 inches deep|
|Country of Origin||Mexico|
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