Carlos Laate Pueblo Pottery Ceramic Travel Mug

Item No: 9219

$ 28.00

  • This unique double-walled ceramic travel mug is a replica of a single beautiful clay pot handcrafted by Carlos Laate of Zuni Pueblo.

    Carlos handcrafted a traditional pottery adored with a beautiful “Deer in the House” design. He has portrayed his elegant deer with a traditional heartline, which is a symbol that represents breath as the life force of the deer.

     

    • Collectible ceramic travel mug
    • Based on original by artist Carlos Laate of Zuni Pueblo
    • Cup measurements: 5-3/4" H x 2½" L x 3-1/4" W
    • 12 oz capacity
    • Double-walled
    • Press-in suction lid
    • Not for use in dishwashers or microwaves
    • The mugs are designed by Pueblo artists from New Mexico, and printed on imported ceramics.

  • Carlos began making pottery around 1987, and also crafts jewelry and carvings. His destiny as an artist was almost certain, as his mother was a jeweler, his father a carver, leatherworker, and welder, and his grandmother and aunt renowned potters Daisy Hooee and Jennie Laate.

    All of the participating artists receive royalties for each mug sold, with proceeds also supporting the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico.

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