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NOVICA 229838 Oaxaca Elegance' Ceramic Decorative jar

NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we’ll do everything we possibly can to ensure you’re a happy customer. About this item: Patterned after a Chinese ginger jar, this classic lidded vase is known in Mexico as a tibor; it was brought to Mexico from the Orient by way of the Philippines in the vase is known in Mexico as a tibor; it was brought to Mexico from the Orient by way of the Philippines in the late 1500s. Anakarem works in the time-honored black pottery tradition of Oaxaca, with techniques learned from her father. The fired clay is burnished to a sheen with a piece of quartz or obsidian. The openwork motifs are incised by hand. - For decorative use only - Not watertight About our Artist: 'I'm Anakarem Lopez Gonzalez. I was born in Oaxaca. Black pottery was my father's art, which is how I got my start. Working in ceramics relaxes me and it's like a kind of therapy through which I express the good and bad situations in my daily life.' read more