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Ceramic decorative vessel, 'Llama and Her Baby' - Moche Ceramic Replica Llama and Baby Sculpture from Peru Curate

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Moche Ceramic Replica Llama and Baby Sculpture from Peru, "Llama and Her Baby"

Nestled close to Mother, a baby llama blends in with her spotted red coat in a... more

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Nestled close to Mother, a baby llama blends in with her spotted red coat in a charming ceramic vessel by Walter Jose Acosta. Crafted and decorated by hand, the sculpture replicates the art of Peru's ancient Moche civilization. Domesticated animals such as the dog, guinea pig and llama often figured in their highly developed ceramic arts.

  • 0.70 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 20.5 cm H x 23.5 cm W x 12.5 cm D
  • 8" H x 9.25" W x 4.9" D

  • Ceramic
  • Not watertight
  • For decorative use only
  • Signed by the artist
  • Requires special handling -- allow an extra 14 days for delivery
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • 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.

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7 Testimonials for Walter Jose Acosta

Roger

Amazing what this man can do

Ana

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.
 
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