Peruvian Archaeological(118 items)
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Big, bold, eye-catching piece!
Larger than imagined, this sassy decorative vase boasts a wonderful green patina, contrasted by highlights of shiny polished copper and bronze and embellished with semi-precious stones. The whole thing is finished with a protective glaze which gives it a gorgeous shine (you can hardly see it in the photos).
Angel Franco Bronze and copper art
"What I want to transmit is everything that ancient Peruvian cultures left for the world – I want everyone to know these great artisans and their creations."
"I married very young so I had to start working on my own. I kept all this from my family and, when they found out... read more
Popular Peruvian Archaeological
Artisan Crafted Archaeological Masks from Peru (Set of 2), "Inca Offering"$39.99
Traditionally worn for sacrificial rites, these Inca masks were considered as amulets to communicate with the (gods) and ask for their favor. Jaime Zapata handcrafts the masks from a combination of papier-maché and plaster of Paris; the masks are adorned with jute headdresses.
Handcrafted Warrior Archaeological Bronze Copper Mask, "Cat Warrior"$57.99
A jaguar crowns this elegant mask, which depicts an ancient Andean warrior. Working in copper, Angel Franco hand crafts the visage in low relief. Gleaming bronze eyes and earrings contrast with the blue-green finish of this mask.
Bronze and copper wall art, "Ollantay the Warrior"$89.99
With a fierce expression and aggressive stance, Ollantay comes to life in the style of the Inca culture. Ollantay was a valiant warrior who fought for the military chieftain Tawantinsuyo. He fell in love with Cusi Coyllur, daughter of Pachacútec, and sought to win her heart. Working in copper and bronze, Angel Franco commemorates the legendary warrior in a beautiful outdoor wall art sculpture.
Copper and bronze mask, "Great Wiracocha"$89.99
Holding a staff in each hand, Lord Wiracocha appears with glorious artistry in a mask by Angel Franco. Wiracocha is the Inca lord creator, the supreme deity in the Inca Pantheon. He is also regarded as the substance from which all things are created. Adapting elements of the original stone carving, Franco works with bronze and copper to create admirable contrasts that enhance the detailed mask.