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Product ID: 216846

Antiqued Ceramic Vessel Maya Art (medium), "Pibil Jaguar"

byOscar Rodolfo Mendoza: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (34)
Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza celebrates the art of the ancient Maya with the original... more

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Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza celebrates the art of the ancient Maya with the original design of this ceramic vessel. Decorated with a jaguar's head on the lid and classic glyphs on the body, the vessel is crafted by hand with the same ceramic techniques developed by the Maya Pibil people. Little is known about them, other than that the Pibil were a warrior and migrant community that came to El Salvador from Mexico. This vessel is treated to achieve an antiqued look, featuring red and orange hues obtained from achiote seeds.

  • 0.65 kgs
  • 1.4 lbs
  • 20 cm H x 11.2 cm Diam.
  • 7.75" H x 4.4" Diam.

  • Ceramic
  • Not watertight
  • For decorative use only
  • Made in El Salvador.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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34

From Ocala, FL

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06/23/2016

"Catches the eye"

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I like both the sculpting and the paintings on this vessel. I have many items from Central and South America; this is an excellent addition. I enhanced the display by placing it in front of a mirror, allowing a panoramic view.

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Pibil Jaguar, Antiqued Ceramic Vessel Maya Art (medium)

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06/16/2016

"Jaguar pot lid."

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I have several Jaguar ceramic pieces in my collection, and this one fits right in.

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Pibil Jaguar, Antiqued Ceramic Vessel Maya Art (medium)

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04/28/2017

"I love your artwork!"

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Ever since I got to visit Mayan ruins in the early 1980s, I have admired Mayan art. The piece I bought is very beautiful, and I prize it. I very much enjoyed reading about the artist.

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Pibil Jaguar, Antiqued Ceramic Vessel Maya Art (medium)

Pat

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07/17/2020

"unusual piece of art"

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I collect south and central american art pieces for home decoration and this piece is so pretty

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06/15/2020

"Coffee Mugs"

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The Coffee Mugs are exactly as I d hoped! They re Beautiful! Thank you so much.

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Purchased Item:

Tazumal, El Salvador Artisan Crafted Ceramic Coffee Mugs (Pair)

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05/14/2020

"Mayan Ceramic Wall Mask-Nobility"

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Small wall mask but beautiful!

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Purchased Item:

Mayan Nobility, Ceramic Wall Mask of a Mayan Noble from El Salvador

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

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

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza has received a $100 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

 
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