This pottery folk art church is not too large yet has amazing presence. Made of redware pottery from Mexico, it is in the form of a mission church similar to those found through Latin American and the Southwest, from Spanish Colonial times. The church is all handmade, and there is that green-glazed daisy flower embellishment that transform it from a religious piece of art to more of a folk art that anyone--of any or no religion--would enjoy. The green glazed crosses in the front are also quite lovely/ And the overall checkerboard design of the main part of the church is quite unusual and fun. The glaze has come off throughout the piece, but especially at the top part, likely due to exposure to sun over the years; the piece likely sat in a window.
This church sculpture measures 12" in height from base to the tip of the highest cross, and the base is 6" wide by about 5-3/4" deep. Weighs 2.6 pounds unpacked. Will be reinforced for shipping.
A charming piece of folk art.
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