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Large Talavera Pottery "Calla Lily" Vase-Jar with Lid / Marked Talavera Castillo Mexico/Circa 19??

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Posted 9 months ago

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mikelv85
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Found this really nice large 13" vase/jar at GW this afternoon. It's Mexican Talavera pottery.The design of Calla lilies on a blue background is beautiful. The base is marked Talavera- Castillo (artist)- Mexico and has a small tag with numbers and also some painted letters. Looks like "CMX" probably the artist's mark. They have many artists who make these pieces and this is a signature piece by Castillo. I found the artist and some Calla Lily pieces on their website but not this exact vase. Not sure how old it is either, most likely contemporary. -Mike-

http://www.talaveraemporium.com/index.html

From the Talavera website:

Talavera Emporium Team: Luis Hernandez, Edali Hernandez & Vijay Rengan

As connoisseurs of Talavera pottery with a collective experience of over 30 years, we have assembled some exclusive Talavera pottery, visited many of the Talavera producing sites, interacted with the master artisans and instilled some of our unique design ideas to satisfy our esoteric customer base. Our success and reputation has lead us down this path to create this exclusive Talavera website where we sell only the products of highest quality that reflects the essence of the immense spirit that is involved in the tedious but meticulous creation of Talavera.

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  1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 9 months ago
    I love your postings...and your CAT! Anytime you get bored of the feline!
  2. mikelv85 mikelv85, 9 months ago
    Thanks Moon... You post some incredible things. Your SA is like Tiffany's compared to ours...lol. Benji is a wonderful cat he's well over 20 years old. I think he is a Maine Coon or at least part. He belonged to my nephew but he couldn't keep him after my sister and her hubby split up. House vs apartment and all. I've had him for 5 years. He's still a kitten at heart ! :)

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