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Ceramic decorative vase, 'Little Jaguar' - Archaeological Replica Handcrafted Ceramic Vessel

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Archaeological Replica Handcrafted Ceramic Vessel, "Little Jaguar"

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Glyphs from Maya codices cover this finely crafted vase by Gregorio Bracamonte.... more

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Glyphs from Maya codices cover this finely crafted vase by Gregorio Bracamonte. It takes the shape of a fierce jaguar with a human body. "For ancient peoples in Mesoamerica, one of the most important animals was the balam, or jaguar. It was a symbol of fertility, power, strength and dominance. Priests wore capes fashioned from its fur and its coat represented the starry sky," the master artisan says.

  • 0.50 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • 15.24 cm H x 15.24 cm W x 13.97 cm D
  • 6" H x 6" W x 5.5" D

  • Terracotta
  • Not watertight
  • For decorative use only
  • Signed by the artist
  • Museum replica(s)
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Nicaragua.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Dr. Rajesh Balkrishnan

From Charlottesville, VA, USA

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04/15/2017

"Beautiful museum quality ceramics"

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Just brought my third piece from this artisan extraordinaire. The details are astonishing. The pieces have to be seem to be believed. Photographs do not do justice to the beauty of his craft.

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