Pre-Hispanic Chimu Dog on Tumi Copper and Bronze Sculpture, "Chimu Dog"
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This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more
The ceremonial blade known as a tumi serves as a gleaming pedestal for the image of a pre-Hispanic dog. Ana María Enciso creates an imposing memento of the Chimu culture in this bronze and copper sculpture. It stands on a base of natural leopardite.
- 0.34 kgs
- 0.7 lbs
- 22 cm H x 7.5 cm W x 6.5 cm D
- 8.75" H x 3" W x 2.6" D
- Copper and bronze, leopardite base
- Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
- Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
- Clean with a soft, dry cloth
- Free Gift Wrap? Yes
- Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
- Made in Peru.
- Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
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.