Crafted by hand, these beautiful lidded jars showcase the creativity of Lenca artisans. Alessandra Foletti presents the petite ceramic pair. Floral motifs in black and turquoise cover each one.
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- Set of 2
- This is a unique handcrafted item. Color and/or patterns may slightly vary.
- Each: H 4.7 x Diam 4 in (12 x Diam 10 cm)
Shipped from Montreal
Meet the artisan ...
"This is an act of love toward women artisans, but it hasn't been all that easy."
"Art runs in my family: my grandmother used to paint, two of my uncles were jewelry makers, a cousin sculpts, and my mother painted beautiful compositions on silk. I was born in Trento (Italy) and my career in painting and ceramics began in Switzerland and Italy. I studied engineering in Switzerland, then anthropology in Mexico. In 1983 my husband and I moved to Honduras to work with the Lenca people and here I began an ethnographic research on their artisanal traditions, especially pottery. Thanks to the research I met many women ceramists, and I was able to publish a book together with Honduras' Anthropology and History Institute... read more