Maque or lacquerware is a complex ancient technique and art form in Mexico that involves layering of greases, oils, minerals and pigments. It is a functional and decorative art, developed to create a protective coating or veneer over a surface, making it impermeable and beautiful.
Natural pigments, such as cochineal, indigo, cempasuchil/marigold are used to embellish each object.
Made in Uruapan, Michoacán México.
7.5 x 11.5" Large
CARE & MAINTENANCE
Dust with a soft, dry cloth.
Avoid using harsh household cleansers as they can damage the finish.