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Ceramic Sculpture Museum Replica Peru, "Moche Mother"

byWalter Jose Acosta: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (56)
Dressed in a cloak of stars, a mother breastfeeds her baby as she combs her... more

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Dressed in a cloak of stars, a mother breastfeeds her baby as she combs her hair. The artistry of this sculpture is admirable as Walter Jose Acosta masters ceramic techniques to recreate the style of the Moche people. Acosta uses natural dyes to paint the sculpture, which he buries in the ground for a few days to achieve a weathered look.

  • 1.19 kgs
  • 2.6 lbs
  • 21 cm H x 13.5 cm W x 20 cm D
  • 8.25" H x 5.25" W x 7.75" 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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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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56

Roy

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06/16/2016

"great for Mother's Day"

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Perfect gift for my 97 year old Mother

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Moche Mother, Ceramic Sculpture Museum Replica Peru

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Mother
  • Occasion: Mother's Day

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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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Moche Jailer, Fair Trade Archaeological Ceramic Sculpture

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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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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

Best Uses

  • Decorative Art on a Shelf

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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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