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Pre-Hispanic Quetzalcoatl Serpent Ceramic Ocarina Flute, "Serpent Song"

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Baring sharp fangs, a wily serpent flicks an inquisitive forked tongue.... more

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Baring sharp fangs, a wily serpent flicks an inquisitive forked tongue. Quetzalcoatl, the "feathered serpent" was a revered deity in Mesoamerican myth and legend. With his light hair and blue eyes, conquistador Hernán Cortés was thought by some Aztec soothsayers to be Quetzalcoatl himself. This facilitated the downfall of the Aztec empire. Working in terracotta, Rita Sandoval crafts an ocarina flute in the shape the fearsome snake. These whistle-like flutes are thought to have been used in pre-Hispanic ceremonies.

  • 0.28 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 9 cm H x 14 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 3.5" H x 5.5" W x 2.8" D

  • Ceramic
  • Not a toy. Not intended for use by children age 12 or under.
  • Instrument Rating: Beginner quality, intended for casual use
  • 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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4

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06/14/2021

"A prized addition to my collection of pottery and ceramics."

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A beautiful , well made and sculptured work of art. The colors are vibrant and the detail is perfection. The Life Renewed sculpture is displayed in my family room for full exposure to visiting family, guests, friends and neighbors to appreciate. Always rave reviews and complements from them. A wonderful addition for my Novica ceramics collection. Thank you, Steve

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05/02/2021

"Nicely done"

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Mask doesnt quite pop the way I expected it to - it looks relatively flat. But its still a fine piece of work and certainly an unusual item to include in a display.

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03/20/2021

"Stunning!"

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Beautiful, luminous, cobalt blue color! Looks awesome hanging on our covered patio wall. My wife loved her gift!

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  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: OTHER

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11/10/2020

"BEAUTIFUL"

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She very quickly became one of my favorite thing in the house. She s on a shelf next to my bed and every night I tell her goodnight. The detail is impeccable. Definitely 100%+++++ the money I spent. Especially considering she was created in Mexico makes her even more special. Beautiful. Beautiful. BEAUTIFUL.

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Ceramic ocarina, Serpent Song

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Rita Sandoval

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Pre-Hispanic replicas in ceramic

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