ARTe VallARTa Museo

Patojo Handled Cooking pot Oaxaca Mexico

Acquisition Date: 07/31/2021
Shape: Foot shaped
Country of Origin: Mexico
State of Origin: Oaxaca
Village of Origin: Rancho Las Flores Mixe Region
Artist: Unknown
When Made: Unknown likely 90’s
Material: Clay
Colors: Natural stone slip
Number of Pieces: 1
Lidded: No
Local name for Item: Patojo
Common Cookware Name: Shoe pot
Height of Complete Piece: 22 cm
Length: 36 cm
Width: 20 cm
Glazed: Unglazed
Design: circular designs of resin rich pine galls soaked in water
Technic: Hand built, lightly burnished, coil built
Loaned by: Nathalie Herling
Where is piece stored: Art VallARTa Museo
Proveniance: Purchased in Laquinia Market
Repairs: None
Written references to piece: Fire and Clay The Art of Oaxacan Pottery by Eric Mindling pg 153, 221
Common recipes use: beans and coffee
Estimated replacement value: 50 USD
Year: 1980’s or 1990’s