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Chimu Huaco

Sale price $78.99 Regular price $90.95

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Artisan Ynocencio Ccahuana of Peru presents a hand crafted ceramic decorative vessel of Huaco pottery, a type of earthenware vessel indigenous to Peru. The statuette is in the style of the Chimu culture, characterized by the black color and the animal and human motifs, specifically featured in this vessel are monkeys and crabs on the bowl and a human head at the top of the handle.

The artisan says about his passion for his art: “Art has always attracted me with its mysticism. Growing up in the Inca sacred valley was a definite motivation and I've spent hours and hours reading about the history of my beautiful Peru. There's nothing I enjoy more than working in clay to create beautiful sculptures and archaeological replicas of objects the ancients used in celebrations and religious rites.”

  • 0.5 lbs
  • 6" H x 6" W x 4.3" D
  • Ceramic
  • Not watertight
  • For decorative use only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Peru, ships from US