Two vintage 10-3/8" plates Oaxacan drip ware tourist pottery Mexican folk art farmhouse decor

$74.00

Here we have two fabulous older pieces of redware pottery from Oaxaca, Mexico, circa 1940s to 60s, which are in the genre of pottery that is called drip ware. This type of ceramics was tourist pottery, and these pieces might have been sitting in one's home and left to wear without a lot of special care, as the pieces seem faded and left exposed to the elements. I've seen plates like these in much worse condition, but even so, if you're looking for a mint condition piece of old tourist pottery, these are not for you. But if you want two beautiful rustic plates to add to your collection, these plates are quite special. The glaze has lead in it, so these are for decorative use only now, although they do not have holes in the back for hanging. Either lean them against a wall on a shelf (say, in a trastero or hutch) or use a plate holder, although take care as the redware pottery is somewhat fragile given the age.

The plates measures about 10-3/8" in diameter and just over 1" tall. I would not immerse the piece in water, as old redware clay is particular susceptible to erosion from water. The biggest issue are the relatively small areas where the glaze has flaked away, including some surface paint/glaze chips along the rim. Otherwise in sound vintage condition. Both imprinted with MEXICO on back.

Beautiful piece reminiscent of Old, Old Mexico.

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