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NOVICA 259898 Priest of Quetzalcoatl' Ceramic Sculpture

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: A Mexica, or Aztec priest wears a feathered headdress representing Quetzalcoatl, the deity he serves. The "feathered serpent" was a revered deity throughout Mesomerica.esenting Quetzalcoatl, the deity he serves. The "feathered serpent" was a revered deity throughout Mesomerica. Drawing on a lifelong study of Mexico's pre-Hispanic cultures, Angel Cerón creates a ceramic sculpture in vivid detail. - Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly - Signed by the artist 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