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Handcrafted Ceramic Moche Replica Llama Sculpture from Peru, "Moche Llama"

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This charming ceramic vessel by Walter Jose Acosta depicts a black and white... more

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This charming ceramic vessel by Walter Jose Acosta depicts a black and white llama. Crafted and decorated by hand, the sculpture replicates the art of Peru's ancient Moche civilization. Domesticated animals such as the dog, guinea pig and llama often figured in their highly developed ceramic arts.

  • 0.69 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 21.5 cm H x 22 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 8.5" H x 8.75" W x 3.5" D

  • Ceramic
  • Not watertight
  • For decorative use only
  • Signed by the artist
  • 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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56

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03/28/2019

"LIght-hearted beautiful piece."

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This guy just makes me smile every time I look at him. Beautifully made. Hes carrying one of my airplants. Just love him!

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Moche Llama, Handcrafted Ceramic Moche Replica Llama Sculpture from Peru

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10/18/2020

"Wonderful Llama"

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This llama has so much personality and is so cute and cheerful.

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Moche Llama, Handcrafted Ceramic Moche Replica Llama Sculpture from Peru

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10/13/2020

"Love the personality"

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Personable lama holds bracelets and flowers on bathroom counter. I smile every morning. Wonderful quality - just as pictured.

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Moche Llama, Handcrafted Ceramic Moche Replica Llama Sculpture from Peru

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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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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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