Here we have a pair of saucers from the well-known El Palomar workshop of Tonalá, Mexico. Features a classic El Palomar design: the blue bird and butterfly, and in this case communing and having fun with one another. The studio was made famous for one of its founders, Ken Edwards. Edwards studied his craft in Japan and went to Mexico in 1954 and along with ceramicist Jorge Wilmot introduced high-fire ceramics to the Guadalajara area, starting in Tonalá. These are wares fired at over 1000C which vitrifies the clay and eliminates the need for lead-based glazes. Wilmot mostly kept local traditional designs although some Oriental influence is mixed in as well, along with Asian glazing processes. Edwards introduced new designs with the techniques. He makes his stoneware out of special clay.
This saucer measures just over 6" in diameter. No cracks nor chips although there is crazing on the surface.
Because beauty and whimsy and that's enough!
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Sep 1, 2022
great condition and shipped safely