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Hand Crafted Museum Replica Moche Ceramic Figurine, "Andean Water Carrier"

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Seated for a brief rest, a hooded man carries an aribalo or drinking vessel on... more

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Seated for a brief rest, a hooded man carries an aribalo or drinking vessel on his back. Walter Jose Acosta faithfully portrays the water carrier who served pre-Hispanic communities in the Andes. This signed ceramic image is a museum replica.

  • 0.90 kgs
  • 2.0 lbs
  • 24 cm H x 12 cm W x 20 cm D
  • 9.5" H x 4.7" W x 7.75" D

  • Ceramic
  • Signed by the artist
  • Museum replica(s)
  • Requires special handling -- allow an extra 14 days for delivery
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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56

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02/08/2020

"Not like the photograph"

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I like this piece, however mine is not painted as in the photograph, and that is very disappointing. I wonder if something happened to my piece, because the picture is very misleading.

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08/15/2017

"Great Ceramic"

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This is a fabulous piece for any home....the history is fascinating as well---workmanship is wonderful and love the size---big enough to use in so many different environments.

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centerpiece focal point on an accent table conversational art object for office or home

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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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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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