Hand Crafted Inca Copper and Bronze Mask Sculpture with Cat, "Inca Cat Mask"
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Working in copper, Ana Maria Enciso creates a sculpture with gleaming bronze accents. It depicts a ceremonial mask from Peru's Inca empire. A cat poses on the forehead, and elaborate jewelry designates a personage of royal stature. The image looks in both directions and stands on a cedar wood base.
- 0.45 kgs
- 1.0 lbs
- 22 cm H x 18.5 cm W x 9 cm D
- 8.75" H x 7.25" W x 3.5" D
Ana Maria Enciso has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $850 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to buy copper and bronze to continue crafting her designs.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.