"Oaxaca is a state known for its beautiful colonial capital and diverse folk arts. Its most famous potteries surround the capital city...but other wonderful ceramics are made throughout the large state. The small villages surrounding the city of Oaxaca are home to the Teodoro Blanco family, the Aguilar sisters and the beautiful burnished black pottery of San Bartolo. Dripware or splashware is made in the city of Oaxaca..." Mexican Ceramics of the 20th Century
These vintage pieces typically used lead-based glazes and are quite fragile due to the low temperatures at which they are fired.