Talavera Style Ceramic Serving Bowl from Mexico, "Zacatlan Flowers"
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Flowers blossom with an exuberant feast of colors on a serving bowl designed in the Talavera style of the state of Puebla. The motifs are painted by hand over the ivory-color ceramic bowl with a palette that includes yellowish-orange, blue, and green flowers over a crisscross network of dots and crosses. Bordered by a black honeycomb, this beautiful dish comes from the 'Zacatlán Flowers' collection designed by Pedro Tecayehuatl.
Talavera is a distinctive art form brought to Mexico by artisans from Talavera de la Reina, Spain. The ceramic artisans of Puebla, Mexico then incorporated Chinese designs, thus creating the blue and oyster-white patterns traditionally associated with Talavera Poblana. Today there are also more "contemporary" designs that include yellow, green, orange, mauve, black and red.
National and international conventions require that a rigorous procedure be followed in the elaboration of authentic Talavera-style ceramics. Each individual piece will be slightly different, and therefore a unique work of art.
- 0.34 kgs
- 0.7 lbs
- 9 cm H x 18.8 cm W x 14.8 cm D
- 3.5" H x 7.5" W x 5.75" D