Vicente Hernandez. Handmade Mexican Clay Mezcalero. Set of 4. Oaxaca, Mexico.
Vicente Hernandez. Handmade Mexican Clay Mezcalero. Set of 4 Copitas. Oaxaca, Mexico. Each single piece has been signed by the artist. Approx. 1.5 oz volume, 1.75” height, 1.75” opening. Box: H: 2.5 in, L: 5.75 in, W: 5.75 in.
Hernandez is originally from Magdalena Jaltepec, in the Mixteca region of the state of Oaxaca. His parents emigrated to the city when he was 3 years old. Vicente started making pottery at the age of nine when he visited a workshop of pottery. At the age of 14, Vicente obtained the official title of turner. it was very special since it was not usual for a young man to obtain this title. Vicente founded his first workshop "Greca de Sol" with his family in 1998 and later co-founded the "Tierra Quemada Gallery" in 2003. He has been developing different types of pieces, both traditional and contemporary.
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