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Product ID: 319017

Barro Negro Ceramic Skull Sculpture from Mexico, "Death and Life"

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Working in the time-honored style of barro negro, Mexico's Ortiz Family creates... more

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Working in the time-honored style of barro negro, Mexico's Ortiz Family creates this sculpture. The family artisans handcraft a skull of ceramic through a traditional process that takes up to two weeks to complete. It features solid black color with intricate openwork designs.

  • 0.32 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • 12 cm H x 9 cm W x 14 cm D
  • 4.7" H x 3.5" W x 5.5" D

  • Ceramic
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Marked with artist's initials or trademark
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Total reviews

3

Verified Reviewer

01/29/2020

"Added to my collection"

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The skulls satiny black is a lovely accent to the collection of Mexican articles on display in the red hutch in my kitchen. I am very pleased to have acquired this sculpture.

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Death and Life, Barro Negro Ceramic Skull Sculpture from Mexico

Verified Reviewer

02/25/2020

"Gorgeous vase"

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I was looking for something stylish but not ordinary. I was drawn to this beautiful black vase. I love it!

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Verified Reviewer

07/31/2018

"Thrilled!"

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I was thrilled to see this Oaxacan vase in your catalog! I have brought a lot of this ceramic back from Oaxaca, but this beautiful one has a speecial place among the stoneware...the carving is absolutely beautiful and perfect. The new addition is so welcome!

Best Uses

  • On a shelf by itself to show it off!

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Purchased Item:

Oaxacan Orchard, Mexican Ceramic Black Pottery Vase with Leaf Motif

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This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Ceramic sculpture, Death and Life

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Ortiz Family

Mexico

Handcrafted ceramics and barro negro

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