Archaeological Sculpture(127 items)
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I have searched for pre-Colombian replica figures for a long time. This piece stands out by its quality and beautiful details. I highly recommend this artist.
This is my second dog from this important group of artisans. I appreciate their work to keep this art alive. Perfectly made and finished. A favorite!
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 you since 2003. It was my nephew, Eduardo Escamilla, who suggested this, 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 pre-Hispanic cultures.... read more
Popular Archaeological Sculpture
Pre-Hispanic Ceramic Sculpture from Mexico, "Comala Dog"$79.99
Baying at the moon, this plump little dog with wrinkled skin replicates those found in shaft tombs throughout western Mexico. Artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association depict the a cheerful, barkless species prized by ancient man. Sculpted in clay as funerary offerings, they accompanied their masters in death to aid the soul in crossing rivers of blood along the road of the dead. This is a replica of a museum piece from Comala, Colima.
Signed Ceramic Aztec Sculpture from Mexico, "Aztec Deities"$367.99
By Angel Cerón, this ceramic sculpture interprets an image depicted in the Magliabechiano Codex from the late Post Classic period. It reveals elements of both the legendary Feathered Serpent Quetzalcoatl and also of the wind god Ehécatl. This wonderfully detailed Aztec deity wears a necklace of seashells and an elaborate headdress, and a bird alights on his hand.
Mexico Day of the Dead Ceramic Sculpture, "Aztec God of Death"$77.99
By artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association, this frightening figure depicts Mictlantecuhtli, the Aztec god of death. Represented as half man, half skeleton, he makes a menacing gesture with long, claw-like nails, and his liver hangs from the thoracic cage. The artisans work in clay to replicate an image discovered in the House of the Eagles within the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan, an archaeological site in Mexico City.
Mexican Handmade Ceramic Museum Replica Mother Dog Figurine, "Aztec Dog with Puppies"$97.99
Seeming to smile, a mother dog with wrinkled skin rejoices in a litter of wriggling puppies. Artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association depict the a cheerful, barkless species prized by ancient man. Sculpted in clay as funerary offerings, they accompanied their masters in death to aid the soul in crossing rivers of blood along the road of the dead.
Fresh from my peruvian photoshoot in Lima for Novica's new alpaca clothing line- I couldn't resist a quick... read more