Aztec Sculpture(34 items)
Welcome to the Aztec Sculpture Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Reviews on Aztec Sculpture
Perfect replica of the jaguar
Being a fan of precolombian pieces,I thought Angel Caron did a marvelous job.It has a prominent spot on our wall unit. Great service also! Lloyd Wright
Well crafted beautiful aztec goddess replica
Rated 5 star because the beauty of the item is undeniable. My wife collects Mexican/ pre Spanish works and this is superior.
Angel Ceron Artisan Association Ceramic replicas and figurines
"Now that I'm retired, I can dedicate my time to my great passion – representing my pre-Hispanic cultural heritage."
"I've been working hand-in-hand with NOVICA since 2003. It was my nephew, Eduardo Escamilla, who suggested I work with NOVICA, and I found the project to be spectacular. As you may know, I'm an engineer by profession but I feel an overwhelming passion for our... read more
Popular Aztec Sculpture
Handmade Mexican Aztec Ceramic Sculpture, "Aztlan Warrior"$174.99
Angel Cerón is inspired by the legend of Aztlán for the design of this extraordinary sculpture. Meaning "the place of herons," Aztlán was a prophesized islet where the Mexicas were told to build their city, the Great Tenochtitlan – at modern day Mexico City. The brave warrior wears a bird headdress with a fish in its beak. In his hands he holds a human head and an eagle. Incredibly detailed, the sculpture is crafted of ceramic.
Collectible Aztec Ceramic Statuette Museum Replica, "Goddess Chalchiuhtlicue"$57.99
Angel Cerón reveals the presence of Chalchiuhtlicue as he works with clay extracted from the state of Oaxaca. Officially authorized to replicate pre-Hispanic museum pieces, Cerón crafts a detailed statuette of this feminine deity, the female companion of Tlaloc, Aztec god of rain. The original is dated between 1325 and 1521 A.D. Chalchiuhtlicue is the goddess of lakes, rivers, fountains, seas and oceans, and thus the protector of sailors and is also known as "She with the Jade Skirt" symbolizing pure and crystalline running water. "Chalchiuhtlicue is usually depicted holding a staff representing lightning, and a bag of copal, where clouds are formed. She is revered as the female principle of life and patron of midwives and newborns," explains Cerón who though he has officially retired, he continues to pursue his life-long passion for pre-Hispanic art.
Realistic Ceramic Sculpture of an Aztec Jaguar Warrior, "Fierce Aztec Jaguar Warrior"$84.99
Depicted in the Florentine Codex as well as in historic paintings, the jaguar warrior comes to life in ceramic. Artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association portray the warrior wearing the jaguar's paws on his hands as well as a mask that represents the fierce spotted cat. These fighting men formed one of the elite divisions of the Aztec army.
Aztec Archaeology Signed Artisan Crafted Ceramic Sculpture, "Priest of the Aztecs"$67.99
An ancient priest sounds a conch shell trumpet, or Depicted in a detailed ceramic sculpture, the image is crafted by artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association. To one side is the Aztec sun stone, discovered in Mexico City and on display in the National Museum of Anthropology and History. The Aztecs (or Mexica, as they called themselves) believed that the sun struggled daily against the forces of darkness. They aided the sun through human sacrifices.