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This single chambered hollow clay replica of a pre-Colombian Peruvian whistling vessel reflects the form of a man, likely a warrior, with a headdress of corn cobs standing on a grouping of corn cobs. Corn was one of the most commonly depicted food stuff, with some clay pieces being formed in molds created from actual ears of corn to ensure accurate impressions. Crafted in the north Trujillo district El Porvenir, Peru, it is a replica of an original ancient design. Exquisitely made, it is hard to distinguish from the original. The whistle on this piece is functional with a sweet high sound. Made in Peru.
Handsomely carved reproduction flute hand crafted in the Moche style. Made of llama bone, this flute has hand carved burnished details with decorative inlay of shell or stone for the eyes of one or both of the figures represented. This piece has a flute playing shaman figures at one end. Sings with a sweet sound too. Hand carved in Peru. Due to the hand carved nature, your flute may vary slightly from the image.
A brave, fearless Moche warrior prepares for combat holding a square shield in one hand, and a porra or spear in the other. His headgear symbolizes his high caste and respectable status. Handmade with great artistry of red clay and fired to create a delicate ceramic vessel in the shape of a horn. Replica of an original ancient design. Measures 6.5 x 5 x 2 inches. Handmade in Peru.
Beautifully smooth and highly polishedwood lend extraordinary beauty to this quena flute. Crafted by hand, it is a legacy of the Inca, an indispensable instrument in today's traditional Peruvian music. Holes of different widths to ensure a sweet sound. Your quena arrives with a colorful woven, padded carrying case, the design emulating pre-Hispanic textiles. Trimmed with a twisted black yarn strap and playful tassels. Made in Peru.