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Mexican Burnished Clay Handmade Oaxacan Sculpture Mixtec Ceramic Readers in WC

$420per set


"Readers in the Toilet" is a humorous two-piece set by Mexican ceramic artist, sculptor, and painter, Manuel David Reyes Ramírez, made with red ceramic Oaxacan and Zacatecan clay, painted with oxides from the region. Done with the hand-modeled technique and cooked in traditional wood-fired oven. Reyes currently lives in Santo Domingo Yanhuitlan, a small Mixtec town in the state of Oaxaca. He atended the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plasticas in Xochimilco, Mexico City and later returned to Oaxaca where he is originally from. Reyes has been part of many national and international exhibitions, in museums such as The National Museum of Mexican Art and The Waterloo Museum of Art. Manuel's work has also been mentioned in books such as "Manos y Alma de Oaxaca" by The Oaxacan Institute of Crafts.


  • Creator
    Manuel David Reyes Ramírez (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 9.85 in. (25 cm)Width: 3.94 in. (10 cm)Depth: 8.27 in. (21 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Folk Art (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(One of a Kind)
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Queretaro, MX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3057316428461

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    Ships From: Queretaro, Mexico
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About The Maker

At ATENTICA we seek out quietly successful artisans, designers, and artists mainly in Mexico. Here you can discover great artwork from isolated towns and places who have kept their traditions while innovating to bring the best techniques with a modern approach. At ATENTICA we are currently focusing on our second generation of artists, seeking techniques that are in danger of being lost due to the lack of artists and artisans who still practice them.
About the Seller
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Located in Queretaro, Mexico
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