Dora Sandoval Native Black Ceramic Pot
This hand crafted native ceramic piece is absolutely stunning. Features a high gloss shiny black finish over an etched geometric style design. Some of the design is matte black to create a contrast to show of the design in a subtle yet brilliant way. This piece is smaller and doesn't sit flat, and is signed by the artist Dora Sandoval on the bottom.
There are no chips or cracks on this piece. The interior is the original clay color, while the outside boasts a shiny black finish.
Measures - 4.5" D X 3.5" H X 1 7/8" Opening D
Dora Sandoval was born in Oaxaca, Mexico in 1934 and is known for her work in the traditional Oaxacan pottery technique. She began learning the craft of pottery-making from her mother and grandmother at a young age and has been creating ceramics for over 50 years.
Sandoval's ceramic work is inspired by the flora and fauna of her native Oaxaca, and she often incorporates intricate floral and animal motifs into her pieces. Her work is characterized by its vibrant colors and intricate designs, which are achieved through a meticulous process of hand-building and hand-painting each piece.
Sandoval has exhibited her work in Mexico and internationally, and her pieces are held in collections around the world. She has won numerous awards for her contributions to the art of pottery-making in Mexico, including the National Prize for Arts and Sciences in the Popular Art and Traditions category in 1996.