Smiling Ekeko

Ceramic Sculpture of Andean God of Abundance

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SKU: 282383
Description
Peruvian artisan Dionisio Rojas designs this ceramic sculpture of Ekeko, an Andean god who brings abundance and prosperity. Laden with an extravagant collection of items, this smiling Ekeko demonstrates people's materialistic desires. Ekeko is known as the god of the plateau and is revered in many parts of South America.
  • Ceramic
  • 1.50 lbs
  • 9.8 inches H x 7 inches W x 3.5 inches D
  • Made in Peru

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Dionisio Rojas

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