Torito de Pucara

Hand-Painted Ceramic Bull Ornaments from Peru (Set of 6)

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SKU: 345517
According to legend, the torito de Pucará, or bull of Pucara, was a bull that was going to be sacrificed to bring rain to the town of Pucara. On its way up the mountain to be sacrificed, the bull resisted, and punctured the side of the mountain with its horn, releasing a flood of water. Peruvian artisan Zoila Davila pays homage to the bull of Pucara with this set of six ornaments. Crafted of ceramic, each colorful bull is carefully painted by hand.
  • Ceramic
  • 0.54 lbs
  • Each: 2 inches H x 1.2 inches W x 2.6 inches D
  • Made in Peru

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3 Reviews

  • 5
    Cutest Little Bulls

    Posted by Aimee on Jan 12th 2020

    Well made little pieces of art that will make the cutest package adornments before ending up on relative's Christmas trees. And there are enough that I might even keep one for myself!

  • 5
    Super cute

    Posted by Angela on Nov 23rd 2019

    Little colorful peruvian bulls ornaments

  • 5
    Sweet little bulls indeed!

    Posted by Judith on Mar 10th 2019

    I am keeping two of these fine little bulls - and giving the rest away as gifts. These are so adorable, it is hard to part with them. The recipients enjoy getting the story about the bull, too.

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