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Pre Hispanic Museum Replica Sculpture, "Olmeca Jaguar with Human"

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Angel Cerón finds inspiration in the art and beliefs of the Olmeca people to replicate the sculpture of a jaguar holding a man standing on his head. "The original sculpture is from the middle pre-classic period of 1200-400 B.C. and was found in San Lorenzo Tenochtitlán, Veracruz," explains the master ceramist. "The ancient Olmeca believed they were descendants of the union between a jaguar and a woman. The actual myth seems to have been lost in time, though many of their celebrations and artistry make reference to the jaguar, especially portraying people with feline facial characteristics including fangs. There used to be a considerable jaguar population in the same region where the Olmeca culture developed, so they regarded the feline as having some connection with their origin. They also believed it to represent both the world of th living, and the underworld," continues Cerón, who crafts the sculpture with yellow clay from the state of Oaxaca creating low and high relief accents and gives it an antiqued finish.

  • 0.72 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 19 cm H x 16 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 7.5" H x 6.25" W x 3.1" D

  • Ceramic
  • Signed by the artist
  • Museum replica(s)
  • May present subtle cracks
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
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"Excellent recreation"

This has a place of pride with my real antiquities. Well executed!

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Gloria

ANGEL CERON IS A WONDERFUL ARTIST! HIS PASSION IS PRE-HISPANIC CULTURAL HERITAGE! THIS MOTHER DOG IS SO CHARMING WITH HER WRIGGLING PUPPIES! I LOOK FORWARD TO PURCHASING MORE PIECES OF HIS WORK! WARM REGARDS, GLORIA WOLPER

Brendan

I ordered a statute of the Maya rain god Chaac, as he was by far my favorite deity I learned of while studying the Maya. The statue is absolutely stunning. I would highly recommend Angel Cerón's work to anyone!

Oscar

Very satisfied with my “Coatlicue”, definitely an astonishing piece. Thank you a lot Angel!
 
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