Ceramic Figurine Mexican Fine Art Décor Award Winner Jonathan Rex "Man on Horse"

$ 349.99
  • It is our privilege to introduce Mexican ceramist and award winning Jonathan Reyes "Rex" Tovar.

  • Jonathan is an extremely talented potter/ceramist who has been awarded over 30 awards and reconditions through out Mexico and even in Sochi, Russia as part of Viva Mexico 2015.

  • His extraordinary works of art are found in museums and private collectors homes.
  • All his pieces are one of a kind.

  • Horse and Man
  • Height- 9 3/4"
  • Length- 8"
  • Wide- 3 1/4"
  • Including Spear- 11"
  • Stand- 7 1/2" x 4 1/2"

  • This amazing figurine of a "Naked Mexican Man" on a beautiful horse was completely hand made. The horse has a cooper rope. The man is holding a metal spear. The man is wearing a sombrero and is holding a zarape, which is a type of blanket worn as a cloak.
  • There are other gorgeous details throughout this piece.

  • In this series of works, Jonathan's statues or figurines characters are inspired by the Wixarujas (Huichol), who live in the state of Jalisco and other neighboring states. Some important elements within cosmovision are the deer, the eagle, the peyote and the corn.

  • These pieces have in common the cosmovision of the death and the underworld in pre-Hispanic Mexican culture, the jaguar, an important element for Mesoamerican peoples, represents the night, the sun, by its passage during the night.

  • The western pillars represent the merging of cultures in time, the books, the knowledge and the history that is being written, the owl represents the night, mysticism, and the Xoloitzcuintle dog is associated with the Mictlan, the underworld (Mexican mythology) the dwelling of the dead.

  • The clay used is from Tlaquepacque and Tonala, there are two types of clay, the white clay (which is really a light gray) and the black clay (which is a dark gray).

  • The beautiful light coffee colored clay from Guanajuato, fine white clay from the Old Mine and heat resistant yellow clay causes the figurines to be strong and sturdy are also used to create these amazing statures.

  • We are able to send you Jonathan's complete biography if requested.

  • We will pack your figurine with extreme care and it will be insured.

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