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Vintage MEXICAN FOLK ART Pottery Figurine “Man Playing Instrument, Ameyaltepec Guerrero c.1970’s

Vintage MEXICAN FOLK ART Pottery Figurine “Man Playing Instrument, Ameyaltepec Guerrero c.1970’s

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  • Vintage item from the 1970s
  • Material: Terra Cotta
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Vintage MEXICAN FOLK ART Pottery Figurine “Man Playing Instrument, Ameyaltepec Guerrero c.1970’s

Hand-painted Terra Cotta
Purchased in the early 1970's - in storage since that time.

Pottery production in Ameyaltepec dates from pre-Hispanic times. Women made pots and plates, ceremonial pieces and human and animal figures used as toys.

In the 1950's foreign tourism began coming to Mexico. Soon painting styles became colorful, decorative, featuring fantasy animal figures, some nonrealistic humans and plenty of floral and geometric designs.

8 1/2“ tall 
3" wide 
2 1/4" deep

Wonderful vintage condition, item is handmade which lends itself to irregular finish. Item has been in storage for the last 30+ years. Residue from original sticker on back of figurine - I will leave that for you to handle as you see fit. See all photos as they are part of the description.

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Tedious but Important General Information: Our home is non-smoking. While I do my best to describe any scents, odors or potential allergens, my items are pre-owned. This may pose a problem for the exquisitely sensitive or very allergic...please keep this in mind before buying.  No returns on shoes, hats or other clothing, so please check all measurements carefully.   

I sell many Vintage items—please remember that Vintage means they have almost always been used/owned by someone, and may have a few flaws. I do my best to point these out, so please check all pictures closely.  Remember VINTAGE means they are not making these any more, and you are buying something unique!
Vintage MEXICAN FOLK ART Pottery Figurine “Man Playing Instrument, Ameyaltepec Guerrero c.1970’s

Hand-painted Terra Cotta
Purchased in the early 1970's - in storage since that time.

Pottery production in Ameyaltepec dates from pre-Hispanic times. Women made pots and plates, ceremonial pieces and human and animal figures used as toys.

In the 1950's foreign tourism began coming to Mexico. Soon painting styles became colorful, decorative, featuring fantasy animal figures, some nonrealistic humans and plenty of floral and geometric designs.

8 1/2“ tall 
3" wide 
2 1/4" deep

Wonderful vintage condition, item is handmade which lends itself to irregular finish. Item has been in storage for the last 30+ years. Residue from original sticker on back of figurine - I will leave that for you to handle as you see fit. See all photos as they are part of the description.

*****
Tedious but Important General Information: Our home is non-smoking. While I do my best to describe any scents, odors or potential allergens, my items are pre-owned. This may pose a problem for the exquisitely sensitive or very allergic...please keep this in mind before buying.  No returns on shoes, hats or other clothing, so please check all measurements carefully.   

I sell many Vintage items—please remember that Vintage means they have almost always been used/owned by someone, and may have a few flaws. I do my best to point these out, so please check all pictures closely.  Remember VINTAGE means they are not making these any more, and you are buying something unique!

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