NOVICA

NOVICA Large Multicolor Archaeological Ceramic Sculpture, 12.25" Tall, Aztec Drummer'

NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we’ll do everything we possibly can to ensure you’re a happy customer. About this item: Working in ceramic, Angel Ceron depicts an Aztec tlapitzcalzin, a priest dedicated to music, song and dance. This drummer wears a jaguar headdress and pounds a rhythm olzin, a priest dedicated to music, song and dance. This drummer wears a jaguar headdress and pounds a rhythm on a tall huehuetl. To one side is the Aztec sun stone, discovered in Mexico City and on display in the National Museum of Anthropology and History. It represents time and the gods. - Clean with a dry cloth - Features an aged antique finish - Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly About our Artist: Angel Ceron comes from a family with generations of artisan experience. He learned the family ceramic techniques from his father, Antonio Ceron Orta, a renowned artisan. Angel began a long study of Mexico's pre-Hispanic cultures and learned the Nahuatl language spoken in ancient Mesoamerica. He uses clay from northern Oaxaca state, the only clay of this kind in Mexico and perhaps in the world. The unique characteristics of this yellow clay make it ideal for his work. read more