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Ceramic Teacups and Saucers with Maya Motifs (Pair), "Tazumal"

byOscar Rodolfo Mendoza: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (41)
Inspired by pre-Hispanic ceramics and his country's rich history, El Salvador's... more

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Inspired by pre-Hispanic ceramics and his country's rich history, El Salvador's Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza crafts beautiful tableware. This striking pair of cups and saucers is formed from terracotta and accented with a colorful rim with bold geometric patterns. The artisan names the design Tazumal, after the ancient Maya complex located in Chalchuapa, El Salvador. "With this line, I wanted to capture the lines and motifs that represent the architecture of the archaeological sites of El Salvador, full of pyramids and buildings built many years ago by our ancestors," Mendoza comments.

  • 0.72 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • Cup(s): 5 cm H x 10 cm Diam.
  • Cup(s): 2" H x 3.9" Diam.
  • 200 ml
  • 6 oz.
  • Saucer(s): 1.8 cm H x 14.5 cm Diam.
  • Saucer(s): 0.7" H x 5.75" Diam.

  • Ceramic
  • Microwave safe
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Food safe
  • Made in El Salvador.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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From CRAB ORCHARD, WV

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01/31/2021

"Ceramic mask"

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Nice mask but way smaller than I thought it would be. Little pricey for the size in my opinion.

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10/30/2020

"Unique and just beautiful"

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A very unique bowl, The details and design are outstanding, one of my favorite pieces in my kitchen. Just love this website each purchase is a work of art and each purchase is a treasure for life.

Purchased Item:

Maya Offering, Unique Archaeological Ceramic Bowl Centerpiece

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From Palatka, FL

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10/26/2020

"Looks like an historic Maya treasure!"

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I have several of his beautiful pieces.

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10/15/2020

"Ceramic"

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Very unique piece. Beautifully made centerpiece!

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Purchased Item:

Maya Offering, Unique Archaeological Ceramic Bowl Centerpiece

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From Belleville, Illinois, United States of America

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10/11/2020

"Very true to originals!"

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The artist captures the styles and traditions of the ancient Maya.

Purchased Item:

Maya Heritage, Ceramic Decorative Vase

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From West Michigan, USA

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09/27/2020

"Very decorative !"

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I am officially a Mayan sculpture junkie. I cant seem to have enough, I am very protective of my treasures, and when my husband broke this piece, I could not speak to him for a bit. He fixed it, but its not the same. I still love it though !!

Tags By Lady K's Treasures

Very attractive

Best Uses

  • Decor

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  • Occasion: Christmas

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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.

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

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

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