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Ceramic mask, "Vicus Shaman"

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Expressive and mystical, this mask personifies a shaman from Peru's Vicus... more

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Expressive and mystical, this mask personifies a shaman from Peru's Vicus culture, which flourished between 500 B.C. and 500 A.D. Walter Jose Acosta crafts a stunning ceramic replica, which he paints with natural pigments. The mask is then buried in the ground for a few days to achieve a weathered look.

  • 1.11 kgs
  • 2.4 lbs
  • 23.5 cm H x 26 cm W x 15 cm D
  • 9.25" H x 10.25" W x 6" D

  • Ceramic
  • Museum replica(s)
  • Requires special handling -- allow an extra 14 days for delivery
  • Eco-Friendly: colored with organic dyes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
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56

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05/07/2021

"Absolutely beautiful!"

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A masterpiece. Mr. Acosta is an innate artist, his work is truly amazing.

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05/07/2021

"Exemplary work of art!"

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Every single detail is appreciated in this piece. A Moche vessel depicting life centuries ago in a realistic way.

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05/07/2021

"One of my favorite Moche vessels by Mr. Acosta"

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This is a superb example of this artisans gift and precision in creating these prehispanic sculpture replicas. Beautiful, cannot get tired of admiring every detail and vivid expression.

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05/07/2021

"Cheerful and brightful sculpture."

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This piece is a beautiful decoration and art piece. Great quality, bright colors. Just beautiful.

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Verified Reviewer

02/21/2021

"A Masterpiece!"

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I have searched for pre-Colombian replica figures for a long time. This piece stands out by its quality and beautiful details. I highly recommend this artist.

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Ceramic Sculpture Peru Beautiful Craftmanship

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  • Decorative Art on a Shelf

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01/31/2021

"Hey, I Know You!"

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I had a vision of these entities protecting me in an Ayahuasca ceremony. I had never seen or knew anything about them before. Then one day I stumbled across them on the Novice website, and I couldnt believe my eyes. They look extremely similar to what I saw in my journey. They items were in great condition and are made with excellent craftsmanship. Thank you!

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  • guarding my altar

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

 
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