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Ceramic mask, 'Vicus Shaman' - Ceramic mask Curate

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Ceramic mask, "Vicus Shaman"

Expressive and mystical, this mask personifies a shaman from Peru's Vicus... more

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Expressive and mystical, this mask personifies a shaman from Peru's Vicus culture, which flourished between 500 B.C. and 500 A.D. Walter Jose Acosta crafts a stunning ceramic replica, which he paints with natural pigments. The mask is then buried in the ground for a few days to achieve a weathered look.

  • 1.11 kgs
  • 2.4 lbs
  • 23.5 cm H x 26 cm W x 15 cm D
  • 9.25" H x 10.25" W x 6" D

  • Ceramic
  • Museum replica(s)
  • Requires special handling -- allow an extra 14 days for delivery
  • Eco-Friendly: colored with organic dyes
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Walter Jose Acosta has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of a new kiln as well as in clay, pigments and paintbrushes.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

Product Reviews By Customers

7 Testimonials for Walter Jose Acosta


Amazing what this man can do


Canterbury, UK

I have bought as an anniversary gift two beautiful vases from this greatly gifted artist and they were a great success. My husband loves precolombine ceramics and he was delighted to see the quality and beauty of the pieces. For sure I will buy pieces again from this artisan, so happy I bought them!

Kristen Witucki

Romney, WV, USA

I received ""Childbirth,"" and the artistry was truly stunning! The detail is exquisite on such a small sculpture. I always prefer sculptures which reveal a lot to touch, and this is one of those. It is rich with emotion.