Beautifully decorated incense burner, handcrafted by Nahuatl artisans from northern Hidalgo state. Incense burning has retained traditional and ceremonial importance and is still practiced for cleansing ceremonies and altars, specially during the day of the dead.
Chililico pottery has been produced from prehispanic times using traditional methods. The distinctive Nahuatl motifs are made using a rustic chicken's feathers brush.
- Natual and local clay
- Simple and clean design
- Decorated with natural slips
⚠️ The natural slips used to decorate these items are delicate, making them vulnerable to damage. As a result, they are more suitable for decorative purposes, rather than everyday use.
Artisan: Guadalupe Hernández Castillo
Provenance: Chililico, Hidalgo
Dimensions: 14 x 18 x 14 cms
*Exact dimensions vary as this is a handcrafted piece.