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Collectible Ceramic Mask from Central America, "Maya Glyphs"

With eyes closed, a man seems to sleep peacefully. Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza works... more

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With eyes closed, a man seems to sleep peacefully. Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza works in ceramic to create a replica of the funeral masks used by the ancient Maya. Hieroglyphs painted by hand tell the story of the fallen personage, usually with numbers to indicate dates. Modern artisans utilize the same materials and techniques as in pre-Hispanic times, achieving the red, yellow and orange colors from annatto seeds.

  • 1.01 kgs
  • 2.2 lbs
  • 28 cm H x 25 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 11" H x 9.75" W x 3.2" D

  • Ceramic
  • Made in El Salvador.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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Cheryl

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03/09/2022

"This is so beautiful"

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It is one of my favorite masks

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Maya Glyphs, Collectible Ceramic Mask from Central America

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Bill

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02/19/2020

"perhaps the best of the Mayan masks"

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This is perhaps the best of the Mayan masks of this type. Its a great size. The figure almost looks like he is sleeping. Im very happy to have it.

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Maya Glyphs, Collectible Ceramic Mask from Central America

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Linda

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04/10/2022

"Love rustic"

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I love rustic. These are versatile. Maybe cups, maybe planters, or even pen or pencil holders. Thank you and I will look for more of your creations.

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Christian

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01/04/2022

"Excellent Artwork"

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I purchased this for my home office and I could not be more happy with the ceramic work. This is a beautiful piece and Im so happy that I purchased this item.

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Art ceramic handmade

Best Uses

  • Home decor

Purchased Item:

Maya Divinity, Archaeological Ceramic Bowl Centerpiece from Central America

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: 'just because'

Hikmet

From USA

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12/21/2021

"Awesome!"

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Wonderful cups with saucers. I have been using many of them. They go well with my teapot. Thank you!

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Hikmet

From USA

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12/21/2021

"My favorite"

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I have three of them. I love my teapots. Colors are vivid and beautiful, and it pours down well. Have the set with the cups as well. Thank you, Oscar! 3 3

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Tazumal, Maya Motif Themed Ceramic Teapot from El Salvador

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