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This gorgeous oval platter was handmade in Michoacán, Mexico. The background is a dark black glaze on a terracotta plate and then decorated with the typical emerald green of Tzintzantzun. It does not have holes in which to place a wire for hanging on the wall. It is likely glazed with lead based glaze so we recommend it only for display or decorative use. Or it can be used to serve dry foods such as chips or bread--no acidic foods and not for food storage. The platter is heavy and fragile. There are few spots that the maker missed brushing on glaze...
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state of origin: Michoacándimensions: 17.5" by 14"