Large Primitive Clay Cooking Bowl | Skelton Culver

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Large Primitive Clay Cooking Bowl

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Large primitive clay cooking bowl from Los Reyes Metzontla, Mexico. This vintage vessel is hand-sculpted, created and used circa 1950 by the indigenous population of the isolated Mexican highlands of Puebla (Zapotitlán). Exhibiting a nice rich patina, this vernacular ceramic bears evidence across its surface of use in hearth-style cooking.

Period: 1940s
Condition: ExcellentWear consistent with age and use. Good rich patina, including fire marks, resulting from decades of use.
Materials: Terracotta
Ref number: 386
Height:12 1/2 in
Width:25 in
Depth:26 in