This amazing turtle motif pottery is from San Juan de Oriente, a village that sits upon deep deposits of clay created by past volcanic activity. The clay is thrown and painted using mineral oxides, carved, sgraffito style, using tools made from found objects., then fired in a wood-burning kiln, constructed from adobe bricks in a traditional beehive configuration, and polished.
Exquisitely handcrafted from Nicaragua these ceramic pieces are intended for artistic display is sought after by collectors from around the world. Treat yourself or someone else with a gift of distinctive workmanship and creative excellence. Fait Trade.
53/4" x 5"