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Copper and bronze mask, 'Moche Octopus' - Handmade Bronze and Copper Mask Curate

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Moche Octopus Handmade Bronze and Copper Mask

Eight waving tentacles crown a mysterious Andean icon. Interpreting an octopus,... more

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Eight waving tentacles crown a mysterious Andean icon. Interpreting an octopus, Angel Franco shapes copper and bronze into a dramatic mask replicating the golden mask of Moche origin.

  • 0.30 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • 16.5 cm H x 24 cm W x 3 cm D
  • 6.5" H x 9.5" W x 1.2" D

  • Copper and bronze
  • 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!

Angel and his entire family nearly died in a horrible car accident. It took them almost a year to recover. During this time they struggled to keep their workshop open, fearing every day that they would lose it. They recovered and learned that their Novica customers were there for them when they were able to work again.

Metal work has been part of Peruvian culture since before the Incas. It is an inheritance that my father taught me and I have taught my children. In our workshop we make many replicas of Inca and traditional Peruvian art. We use brass, copper and silver like our ancestors. It keeps our culture alive.

Angel still supports most of his family. He provides for his own wife and the wife of his eldest son. He pays for the education of his children. His Novica sales enable him to do so, providing a steady source of income for the family.

Enabling Education - Angel has four children, his eldest son is unable to pay for the education of his two daughters. Angel provides for his granddaughters' education.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

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Love the piece ! Definitely happy with the style and design !

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Angel Franco

Meet the Artist
Angel Franco

Bronze and copper art

Andes
4 artist reviews

4 Testimonials for Angel Franco

Angel's craftsmanship is astounding; I will have to purchase from him again!

Patric

Bello, Bellissimo my Luky Tumy looks great on my wall. The quality is excellent. Complimenti Angel Patric Lusenti

Sarah

Portland, Oregon

 
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