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Product ID: 181096

Hand Made Archaeological Ceramic Vase, "Chimu Priest"

byWalter Jose Acosta: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (46)
This extraordinary vase is a hand crafted Chimu replica by the talented Walter... more

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This extraordinary vase is a hand crafted Chimu replica by the talented Walter Jose Acosta. Working with ceramic, he shapes the long neck into a face. The main body is adorned with the painted image of a priest praying to the rain gods for a bountiful harvest. The ceramic art of the Chimu culture had one of three intentions, for daily domestic use, for ceremonies, or for burials, which usually were the most artistically elaborate. In general, Chimu ceramics are characterized by a metallic black hue.

  • 2.38 kgs
  • 5.2 lbs
  • 34 cm H x 21 cm W x 15.5 cm D
  • 13.5" H x 8.25" W x 6" D

  • Ceramic
  • For decorative use only
  • Not for use with water
  • Signed by the artist
  • Museum replica(s)
  • Requires special handling -- allow an extra 14 days for delivery
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
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46

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01/31/2018

"One of best in my collection"

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Very impressive piece! Love the contrasting color relief on the basic dark earthen vase. Really stands out among my other pieces in the collection.

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Chimu Priest, Hand Made Archaeological Ceramic Vase

From Houston / Texas / USA

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07/20/2020

"Another stunning sculpture from a true artist"

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Much more impressive in person. This serves as the centerpiece of my Peruvian collection.

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07/20/2020

"The perfect gift that delivered a smile."

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Arrived in excellent condition. Colors and appearance exactly as pictured. My friend who was the recipient was excited to receive and cherishes the gift as a reminder of our last trip to Peru.

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06/10/2020

"Wonderful"

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This is so unique and cute!

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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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01/25/2020

"Sculpture"

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Very nice sculpture, I collect artifacts and replicas of the of the natives from North and South Americas

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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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