These little handmade tureens are made of traditional terra cotta and lightly glazed and fired.. They are used for doll houses as well as for ofrendas or tables in celebration of Los Dias de los Muertos. They measure about 1 inch wide (including the handle) by 3/4 in diameter (the bowl, not including t he handle) and about 3/16 inch from table to top.
You might also choose to use these as little charms for a necklace or assemblage.
Each one is hand-formed, and hand painted and decorated, mostly with floral designs. so each is a bit different than the next. There is a primitive glaze applied for the firing which makes these absolutely stunning in their simplicity and old-world look.
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera created designs made of these mini pots on their kitchen walls. They were collectors of most, if not all, traditional Mexican crafts.
Several little pieces are shown for illustration of the variations. We received a large batch of these. No two are the same, so please let us choose one for you.