Handcrafted Archaeological Ceramic Sculpture, "Moche Man"
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Influenced by the stylistic art of the Moche people, Walter Jose Acosta crafts an extraordinary huaco sculpture. It features the vivid portrayal of a man with cleft lips, for Acosta follows the Moche tendency to represent all that is naturally aesthetic. The ceramic sculpture is buried in the ground for a few days to achieve a weathered look.
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.
"FIVE ***** for a genuine craftsman"
Top quality replica is every aspect. Two feet away it looks like the 1500 year old origianl. If you do not want to spend 5k -25k then this is the buy. It is all esthetics.
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