Balam the Jaguar
Ceramic Archaeological Replica Vessel from Nicaragua
Balam the Jaguar, Ceramic Archaeological Replica Vessel from Nicaragua
Gregorio BracamonteFantastic animals from Maya codices cover this finely crafted vessel. It stands on three legs that take the shape of jaguars while a fourth spotted cat snaps and snarls on the vessel itself. "For...
Artist: Gregorio Bracamonte
Pre-Hispanic Style Jaguar Ceramic Ceremonial Vessel
Jaguar Offering, Pre-Hispanic Style Jaguar Ceramic Ceremonial Vessel
Arlen EstradaThe largest feline native to Nicaragua, the jaguar figures often in its pre-Hispanic art. In a tribute to her country's past, Arlen Estrada depicts the spotted jungle cat in a ceramic vessel. Earthen...
Nicaragua Pre-Hispanic Style Ceramic Decorative Jaguar Vase
Jaguar Legend, Nicaragua Pre-Hispanic Style Ceramic Decorative Jaguar Vase
Arlen EstradaA jaguar with human form rests head on hands in this intriguing decorative vase. Paying tribute to Nicaragua's pre-Hispanic peoples, Arlen Estrada crafts her design of ceramic. Hand-painted geometric...
Pre-Hispanic Style Anthropomorphic Decorative Ceramic Vessel
Chorotega Jaguar, Pre-Hispanic Style Anthropomorphic Decorative Ceramic Vessel
Arlen EstradaThe ocelot — known locally as a jaguar — figures in pre-Hispanic art from Mexico to South America. Arlen Estrada depicts the fierce little cat in an anthropomorphic ceramic vessel. Sharp claws...
Bronze and copper vessel
Powerful Puma, Bronze and copper vessel
Angel FrancoBy Angel Franco, this petite vase depicts images from the ancient Inca Empire in repousse. Gleaming bronze pumas prowl on the handcrafted copper vessel. In the Andean world, the puma was revered for...
Artist: Angel Franco
Wild Cat Vases(5 items)
Welcome to the Wild Cat Vase Collection at NOVICA.
Gregorio Bracamonte Ceramic archaeological replicas
Gregorio Bracamonte has carefully studied pre-Hispanic production techniques and feels a profound connection with his ancestors.
"I was born on September 3, 1949 in San Juan de Oriente, Nicaragua. I work in ceramics and my specialty is pre-Hispanic replicas. My adventure in art began when I was just a boy and... read more