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Handcrafted Archaeological Ceramic Sculpture, "Owl Cat"

By Walter Jose Acosta, this fascinating sculpture depicts an owl with feline... more

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By Walter Jose Acosta, this fascinating sculpture depicts an owl with feline stylizations on the face. Realistically depicted in ceramic, this is a copy of an ancient Moche huaco, or clay vessel. Acosta brings Peru's history to life as he pays tribute to the ancestors through his art.

  • 0.36 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 16 cm H x 11 cm W x 10.6 cm D
  • 6.25" H x 4.3" W x 4.2" D

  • Ceramic
  • Museum replica(s)
  • Requires special handling -- allow an extra 14 days for delivery
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
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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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7 Testimonials for Walter Jose Acosta

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Roger

Amazing what this man can do

Ana

Canterbury, UK

I have bought as an anniversary gift two beautiful vases from this greatly gifted artist and they were a great success. My husband loves precolombine ceramics and he was delighted to see the quality and beauty of the pieces. For sure I will buy pieces again from this artisan, so happy I bought them!

Kristen Witucki

Romney, WV, USA

I received ""Childbirth,"" and the artistry was truly stunning! The detail is exquisite on such a small sculpture. I always prefer sculptures which reveal a lot to touch, and this is one of those. It is rich with emotion.
 
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