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vintage Tzintzuntzan bowl
vintage Tzintzuntzan bowl
vintage Tzintzuntzan bowl
vintage Tzintzuntzan bowl
vintage Tzintzuntzan bowl

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vintage Tzintzuntzan bowl

$35.00

 Tzintzuntzan hand painted double handled bowl.

5.5" diameter ( 6.5" w/ handles ), 2.25" tall 

Tzintzuntzan is the village with the singing name that means "where the butterflies are" was once the capital of the great Purepecha empire and the site of the first cathedral, though that was later moved to Patzcuaro.  It specializes in pottery with a creamy white glaze decorated with simple line drawings in black.  The drawings, often crudely done but always charming.