Handcrafted Archaeological Ceramic Sculpture, "Owl Cat"
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By Walter Jose Acosta, this fascinating sculpture depicts an owl with feline stylizations on the face. Realistically depicted in ceramic, this is a copy of an ancient Moche huaco, or clay vessel. Acosta brings Peru's history to life as he pays tribute to the ancestors through his art.
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.