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Glazed Ceramic Jar from Tlaquepaque

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“Eleven different styles of pottery are practiced in Tonala, from majolica to black sgraffito and ornately glazed highfire, perhaps the most spectacular, unique and ancient is the polychrome burnishware.”

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“This small town on the edge of Guadalajara is an absolute goldmine of potters and pottery and has been an important pottery center going back 3,000 years. When the Spanish Conquistadors arrived on the scene in 1530 they promptly named Tonala the “Factory of Paganism” as it was then a center of production for the clay idols worshipped in surrounding villages. It still produces clay items worthy of worship, and that, in a nutshell, is what this tour is about

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Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 9 x 5 x 14 in

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