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Unique Archaeological Copper Bronze Vase (Set of 3), "Inca Inheritance"

By Angel Franco, this set of handsome aryballos vases celebrates the legacy of... more

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By Angel Franco, this set of handsome aryballos vases celebrates the legacy of the ancient Inca. The larger vase depicts a tumi ceremonial knife with its curved blade and a god effigy. The middle vase depicts the Sun God Wiracocha, carved on the Door of the Sun, at the Tiahuanaco archeological site. The third vase is adorned with a dancing Andean couple. Franco honors Peru's cultural legacy through his admirable artistry with galvanized copper and bronze.

  • 0.20 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • Largest vase: 10.5 cm H x 8 cm Diam.
  • Largest vase: 4.1" H x 3.1" Diam.
  • Small: 6 cm H x 5 cm Diam.
  • Small: 2.4" H x 2" Diam.

  • Copper and bronze
  • Watertight
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
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"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 did. This 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.

Angel Franco has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $2000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of bronze and copper for his metalwork.

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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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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