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Aztec Fertility Goddess Ceramic Replica Sculpture, "Mayahuel Fertility Goddess"

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"Mayahuel was said to have over 400 breasts, that's why the Mexica gods... more

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"Mayahuel was said to have over 400 breasts, that's why the Mexica gods transformed her into a maguey plant. She is usually portrayed with full breasts and opened legs, as if giving birth," say artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association as they explain the rich symbolism of this ceramic sculpture. A piece inspired by the Laud Codex (1325-1521), this sculpture portrays Mayahuel as a mother as well as goddess of fertility who fed her children with the fermented juice of the maguey - known as pulque.

  • 2.08 kgs
  • 4.6 lbs
  • 34.5 cm H x 35.5 cm W x 11 cm D
  • 13.5" H x 14" W x 4.3" D

  • Ceramic
  • All natural dyes
  • Signed by the artist
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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194

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03/29/2021

"Aztec Goddess Scuplture"

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Gorgeous Aztec sculpture. The colors and detail are magnificent. Arrived quickly and in perfect condition. Thanks.

Best Uses

  • Aztec Art exhibition

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Mayahuel Fertility Goddess, Aztec Fertility Goddess Ceramic Replica Sculpture

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03/29/2021

"Mayan Artifact Reproduction"

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Spectacular Mayan sculpture. The colors are fantastic. Arrived quickly and in perfect condition. Thanks.

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  • Mayan art exhibition

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03/29/2021

"Mayan Artifact Reproduction"

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This is an extraordinary sculpture. Arrived quickly and in perfect condition.

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03/26/2021

"love this little pup"

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This statuette is really well made. Love the pot belly and the way he looks up as if howling at the moon. Very realistic. It is a nice weight . Arrived safely and sooner than anticipated. Love Novica and the fine artisan wares it brings to us.

Best Uses

  • great decorative piece

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03/23/2021

"Frida, such a fascinating story."

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Beautiful ceramic art honoring a very inspirational artist. Love the workmanship.

Best Uses

  • We use near Halloween with other skulls

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Honoring Frida, Handcrafted Ceramic Skull Figurine Honoring Frida Kahlo

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03/22/2021

"Unique, beautiful ceramic plaque"

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I was looking for something special for my patio. I needed it to be outdoor. This is perfect! It arrived before i thought it would by at least a week. I am in canada so everything takes longer. I am trying to be patient to hang it up as we are just in first bit of spring. The detail, the quality is there. I couldnt have asked for a better addition to my new patio.

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