Hand Crafted Museum Replica Moche Ceramic Figurine, "Moche Surfer"
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Sitting astride a small reed raft, a pre-Hispanic Moche surfer glides across the waters. Walter Jose Acosta works in ceramic to create a beautiful museum replica. Moche was the first identifiable state of the Andes and designates the culture and people located in the northern coast of Peru for the first 500 years AD.
- 0.52 kgs
- 1.1 lbs
- 16.5 cm H x 12 cm W x 26 cm D
- 6.5" H x 4.7" W x 10.25" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
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 is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
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.