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Handcrafted Mayan Ceramic Skull Sculpture from Mexico, "Balam Jaguar"

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One of the most important symbols of the Maya culture was the jaguar, or balam.... more

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One of the most important symbols of the Maya culture was the jaguar, or balam. The Maya people worshipped the jaguar and believed that kings and nobles were descendants of this powerful animal. Inspired by the political and religious significance of the jaguar to the Maya people, Mexican artisan Angel Ceron paints an image of a jaguar onto this skull sculpture that he handcrafts out of clay.

  • 0.34 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • 13 cm H x 11.5 cm W x 18 cm D
  • 5" H x 4.5" W x 7" D

  • Ceramic
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Features an aged antique finish
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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194

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03/29/2021

"Mayan Artifact Reproduction"

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Spectacular Mayan sculpture. The colors are fantastic. Arrived quickly and in perfect condition. Thanks.

Best Uses

  • Mayan art exhibition

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03/29/2021

"Aztec Goddess Scuplture"

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Gorgeous Aztec sculpture. The colors and detail are magnificent. Arrived quickly and in perfect condition. Thanks.

Best Uses

  • Aztec Art exhibition

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03/29/2021

"Mayan Artifact Reproduction"

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This is an extraordinary sculpture. Arrived quickly and in perfect condition.

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  • Mayan Art exhibition

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03/26/2021

"love this little pup"

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This statuette is really well made. Love the pot belly and the way he looks up as if howling at the moon. Very realistic. It is a nice weight . Arrived safely and sooner than anticipated. Love Novica and the fine artisan wares it brings to us.

Best Uses

  • great decorative piece

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03/23/2021

"Frida, such a fascinating story."

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Beautiful ceramic art honoring a very inspirational artist. Love the workmanship.

Best Uses

  • We use near Halloween with other skulls

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Verified Reviewer

03/22/2021

"Unique, beautiful ceramic plaque"

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I was looking for something special for my patio. I needed it to be outdoor. This is perfect! It arrived before i thought it would by at least a week. I am in canada so everything takes longer. I am trying to be patient to hang it up as we are just in first bit of spring. The detail, the quality is there. I couldnt have asked for a better addition to my new patio.

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Angel Ceron has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2700 and the most recent for $2850.

 
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