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Ceramic sculpture, 'Ivory Iguana Metate' - Pre-Hispanic Style Ivory Hue Iguana Grinding Stone Sculpture icon bankCurate

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Pre-Hispanic Style Ivory Hue Iguana Grinding Stone Sculpture, "Ivory Iguana Metate"

Used throughout the American continent to grind seeds, this metate sculpture is... more

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Used throughout the American continent to grind seeds, this metate sculpture is an original design by Alessandra Foletti. Shaped like an iguana, the sculpture is crafted by hand by masterful Lenca ceramists in Honduras, who are eager to preserve their millenary art. Zealous of their unique techniques, they wish to keep secret how they reveal the black triangular patterns on the ivory hued surface.

  • 0.29 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 6.5 cm H x 22.5 cm W x 9.5 cm D
  • 2.6" H x 8.75" W x 3.7" D

  • Ceramic
  • For decorative use only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Honduras.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
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Ceramic sculpture, Ivory Iguana Metate

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Alessandra Foletti

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Alessandra Foletti

Hand-crafted ceramic jewelry and home decor

Central America

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