NOVICA Sculptures & Figurines

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Juan Ramon Flores honors Maya custom with this extraordinary sculpture known as the simiente (seed), which he carves by hand of ce...dar wood. "This seed of Maya knowledge is shaped like an egg with the purpose of sharing our cultural roots with the rest of the world," explains the Guatemalan artisan. "I carved the nahuales glyphs from the Maya calendar at the center, and their numerals on the top, along with the sun." The sculpture is divided into sections that swivel and includes a stand. The names of each nahual are written underneath it. Flores completes his design with a dark green jade, which he obtains from Novica artisan Pablo Roquel. read more

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This beautiful bronze sculpture explores the awakening of the modern woman. By Brazilian sculptor Urubatan, it depicts a young nud...e who leans on one knee and flexes her arms. She arches her back and turns to one side as though listening to the call of someone unseen. Titled "Despertar" in Portuguese, the sculpture is presented on a granite base. This signature sculpture is part of a numbered limited edition of only 10 pieces. read more

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A nude woman stretches, arching her back and flattening her stomach. Her full breasts jut forward sensuously in this beautiful bro...nze torso. By Brazilian sculptor Urubatan, the work effectively captures the young nude's feminine charm. Titled "Mulher Charmosa" in Portuguese, the statuette is presented on a granite base. This signature sculpture is part of a numbered limited edition of only 10 pieces. read more

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The message I wanted to convey with this sculpture is to stop over-thinking matters, as God is in control," says Eric Danquah. He ...expresses his spiritual beliefs through his art, carving this sese wood sculpture by hand. The sculpture exudes a sense of fluidity that is enhanced with acrylic paints. read more

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During the Classic period, the Maya observed cyclical time through the Calendar Round, in which the Tzolkin or 260-day ceremonial ...calendar intermeshed with the Haab or 365-day yearly calendar to produce the 52-year cycle so important in Mesoamerican religion. However, they also recognized the need to record linear time as well, observed through the Long Count, in which the current era was calculated from a hypothetical date of 3114 B.C. Elisa Camarena represents date glyphs on this beautiful replica sculpture. read more

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Decorated with glyphs, a skull stares toward the future from the pre-Hispanic past. Angel Cer n creates a somber image inspired by... the tzompantli, altars where the skulls of sacrificial victims were displayed. Seen in the Toltec, Mixtec and Maya cultures, the tzompantli is related principally to the Aztec, or Mexica. They are depicted in the Ram rez Codex, and early historians report six tzompantli in Tenochtitlan, the Mexica capital. read more

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When I see the size and shape of the rhino it makes me think of the Lord's infinite creativity," confides George Obeng. He carves ...the sese wood sculpture by hand, expertly detailing the rhino's unique body. read more

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Delving into surrealism, Top Cambodia carves the sculpture of a musician that becomes one with his trumpet. The teakwood sculpture... stands on a base emitting a sense of melodious artistry. Cambodia applies polish for a darker finish. read more

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Owls with wide eyes inspire these figurines by Duangkamol. Crafted by hand of celadon ceramic, the wise little birds flaunt exotic... light green feathers. read more

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Otchere Raymond captures the mighty presence of the African elephant with this admirable sculpture. Referred to as osonu in the Tw...i dialect of the Akan people, the pachyderm holds its trunk up high preparing to lift one of his legs. Raymond carves the sse wood sculpture by hand and finishes it with painted details. read more

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This sculpture is an abstract depiction of the notion of embracing life," explains Anamaria Vieira. "With self love and self care ...one can best achieve harmony with the outside world." The Brazilian artist uses her artistry to convey a powerful message of self-love and of valuing one's own life. Working with bronze, she sculpts the abstract image of a person with arms lovingly wrapped around herself. The sculpture is mounted on a black granite base. Titled "Abra ando a vida" in Portuguese. read more

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A green right hand reaches out to a translucent green pond in a sculpture of admirable artistry by Pietrina Checcacci. She sculpts... the hand of bronze and finishes it with a green patina to accompany the natural translucency of the green quartz. A slight recess carved into the top serves to hold a small item or two. read more

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A green left hand reaches out to a translucent green pond in a sculpture of admirable artistry by Pietrina Checcacci. She sculpts ...the hand of bronze and finishes it with a green patina to accompany the natural translucency of the green quartz. A slight recess carved into the top serves to hold a small item or two. read more

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Balanced on her head, a slender woman meditates, her inverted position altering her perception of reality. The sinuous body balanc...es in the emptiness of space as Emne Al-Haje creates a subjective and image in bronze. The signature sculpture stands on a black granite base. read more

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Balancing on one knee, a slender woman stretches her arms wide to welcome life. The lightness of her movement and the grace of her... sinuous body rejoice in the illusion of plenitude as Emne Al-Haje creates an image in bronze. The beautiful signature sculpture stands on a black granite base. read more

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This multicolored bus is on its way to Totonicapan. "For tourists visiting Guatemala, getting on a 'chicken bus' is quite an adven...ture, and for those of us who live here, it's part of our daily life. Hop on, find a place to sit and enjoy the ride!" says Jose Arriola of his inspiration. Working with ceramics, he sculpts a detailed replica of the legendary bus, mostly adapted from vintage school bus. "We call these 'chicken buses' because they're usually packed as full as a poultry coop," explains the Guatemalan artist. read more

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In blue and white, this bus is on its way to Chichicastenango. "For tourists visiting Guatemala, getting on a 'chicken bus' is qui...te an adventure, and for those of us who live here, it's part of our daily life. Hop on, find a place to sit and enjoy the ride!" says Jose Arriola of his inspiration. Working with ceramics, he sculpts a detailed replica of the legendary bus, mostly adapted from vintage school bus. "We call these 'chicken buses' because they're usually packed as full as a poultry coop," explains the Guatemalan artist. read more

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A slender old woman in traditional Balinese dress crosses her arms in front of her in this hand-carved sculpture from Indonesian a...rtisan Made Pastika. The artisan names the piece dadong, which means "grandmother" in Balinese. Pastika gives the hand-painted figurine a distressed finish and displays it on a wood stand. read more

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Offering up the day's catch, a female vendor waits patiently for customers. Her facial expression conveys her hopes that the day w...ill be a profitable one. This original sculpture from Azariah Norteye in Ghana is molded from clay and fired in a kiln, and then given a mottled golden finish. read more

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu transforms a single piece of sese wood into a sculpture with a melodious essence. Carved by hand, the sculptur...e captures the rhythmic movements of a joyful dancer. read more

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Bright Maame is sitting on a stool with her babe on her back as she prepares banku with corn and cassava dough. The pot is balance...d over a coal fire. This extraordinary sculpture is by Abdul Aziz Mohamadu and is carved by hand of sese wood. Mohamadu paints her attire in blue and beige, and completes the sculpture with an aged finish. read more

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The torito de Pucar is celebrated during cattle branding ceremonies to ensure the animals will be fertile, and it is believed that... the little bull guards families and households. A fusion of native Andean and Spanish imagery, these fancifully decorated bulls are crafted in ceramic in the Ayacucho town of Pucar. John Barrow designs the hand-carved ishpingo wood sculpture. read more

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This outstanding suar wood carving by Nyoman Karsa demonstrates the artisan's consummate ability to create abstract scenes full of... emotion and energy. Displaying a man and woman engaged in a sensuous kiss, the sinuous contours of the piece mesh the two bodies together, representing the united soul of two people in love. A romantic piece that makes a perfect gift for that special someone. read more

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Honoring the Javanese king Kertarajasa, Adi Noviantara crafts a highly detailed bronze sculpture, a replica of the sculpture from ...Simping temple now in the National Museum. Radon Wijaya Kertarajasa founded the Majapahit Kingdom after defeating the army and the navy of Kublai Khan's Yuan Dynasty. This antiqued version of the mortuary portrait deified the monarch, depicting him as harihara or the divine blending of Shiva and Vishnu, according to Hindu traditions. The sculpture may present miniscule pores resulting from the crafting process. The antique finish may result in slightly different coloring. read more

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Moving freely under the cover of night, a dancer enters a moonlight stage to perform her magical dance. Emne Al-Haje creates her i...mage in bronze, every contour delicately accented with esthetic elegance. The dancer's lithe movements stem from pointed toes, and with her arms accenting her arched back, her image is a tribute to Al-Haje's mastery of the bronze medium. The illusion flows through this sculpture. Titled "Luar" in Portuguese. read more

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A monumental piece to exalt the female form, the woman in this sculpture throws her arms in the air and her head backwards as if r...elishing an invisible breeze. Her image is created in oxidized and brushed bronze by Emne Al-Haje, who captures the image with elegant simplicity. Titled "Mulher Vertical" in Portuguese. read more

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As though lost in a daydream, she stretches her arms backward, extending into a ribbon of lithe imagination. Feminine features sug...gest the perfection of human movement - an important theme in the art of Emne Al-Haje, who studied dance for many years. The sculpture is crafted from fine bronze, polished and presented on a granite base. A marvelous piece to uplift any setting. Titled "Devaneio I" in Portuguese. read more

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Lost in thought, a person dreams of the beloved who seems to materialize. Faces gaze lovingly at one another, while the spiral hug... clasps an imagined heart. Wayan Mustika conveys deep emotions with this elegant, yet powerful sculpture. read more

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Eliciting sleek shapes from fragrant cedar wood, George Obeng depicts a parent and child. He merges the two shapes into one single... being and names the inspiring sculpture Kyere Wo Do. The phrase means "Show Your Love" in Ghana's Akan language. read more

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George Obeng shapes cedar wood into a beautiful abstract figure. Depicting a parent and child, he merges the two shapes into one s...ingle being. He names the inspiring sculpture Kyere Wo Do, which means "Show Your Love" in Ghana's Akan language. read more

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With abstract line, Goga creates featureless figures. Nonetheless, they communicate very human emotions. A man and woman encounter... one another to express feelings of joy, attraction and sexual desire. The Brazilian artist presents the signature bronze image on a marble base. Titled "Encontro" in Portuguese. read more

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In the Akan language we say, 'mo moyen nkuta wiase se kosua,' which means 'hold the world gently in our hands like an egg.' This t...eaches us that we should not fight or we shall destroy it. Rather, we should unite and raise our world higher," encourages Eric Darko. His sage vision for world peace finds expression in this remarkable sculpture, which he expertly carves of local sese wood. read more

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Holding its front paws above its head, a Siamese cat reaches toward the sky while sitting in the asana, or lotus position. Inhalin...g and exhaling deeply, the cat practices Hindu yoga in a sculpture by Bali's Nengah Sudarsana. He masterfully carves and paints the albesia wood feline by hand. read more

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Holding its front paws above its head, a black and white tuxedo cat reaches toward the sky while sitting in the asana, or lotus po...sition. Inhaling and exhaling deeply, the cat practices Hindu yoga in a sculpture by Bali's Nengah Sudarsana. He masterfully carves and paints the albesia wood feline by hand. read more

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By Eka, who has young children of her own, this beautiful portrait is modern and abstract. Yet it conveys the grace and affection ...of a mother toward her two wriggly toddlers who snuggle on her shoulder. Suar wood's rich grain enhances the signature sculpture. read more

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Eliciting figures from aged sheesham wood, found in the forest, Suresh Pant explores the sensation of nature's communion. A solita...ry person embraces a stone as though seeking to become one with nature. read more

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Wandering the forest, a couple feels awe inspired by the hushed beauty surrounding them. The figures emerge from an aged sal wood ...trunk, discovered by the artisan in the forest. Suresh Pant expertly elicits the images without changing the piece's fundamental form. read more

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Flames leap upward with surging energy. This dramatic textured sculpture is born of the nature shape of aged Indian sal wood. Sure...sh Pant releases the images he perceives there. read more

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Whirling in synchrony, their dance echoes their walk through life itself. This elegant sculpture by Made Wirata depicts a couple, ...and expresses their grace, unity, joy and harmony. read more

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This elegantly sleek pair of sculptures is hand-carved by Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. They depict the elongated figures ...of a man and a woman, both carrying large pots on top of their heads. The pieces are carved from sustainable ebony wood and receive a satin smooth finish. read more

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As a traditional Akan adinkra symbol, the Sankofa bird has special significance in Ghana. The bird is always depicted as looking b...ackwards, to symbolize the concept of "going back to one's roots". Artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu crafts this beautiful pair of sculptures from sustainable ebony wood, and adorns them with colorful recycled acrylic beads. read more

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Three dark green monkeys learn their first lessons in life see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. Duangkamol crafts the charmin...g figurine with traditional celadon ceramic techniques featuring a unique crackled glazed. read more

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Sitting serenely in meditation, Lord Ganesha clasps his hands as though in prayer. This image comes from Nengah Sudarsana, who tra...nsforms Balinese suar wood into art. The most sculpted icon of the Hindu pantheon, Ganesha's rotund belly is the kingly attribute of receiving and keeping secret information. His ears symbolize his acute hearing, and his wide forehead represents his great intelligence. read more

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Working with bronze, Pietrina Checcacci masterfully captures the unique beauty of grape leaf in the crafting of this figurine. She... is intrigued by the leaf s natural beauty and uses it as model for this figurine with an oxidized finish for an antique look. Titled "Folha de uva" in Portuguese. read more

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As Pietrina Checcacci explores the relationship between humans and nature, she sculpts a leaf in the shape of a hand receiving a d...elicate gift. With bronze as her medium, Checcacci creates a sculpture of incredible grace and artistic finesse featuring a green patina finish. Titled "Folha verde com dedos" in Portuguese. read more

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The king's elephant wears colorful silks, meticulously painted by hand. Elephants are an important part of Thai culture and have b...een symbols of both power and peace. Working in the renowned celadon tradition, Thatsanee and Ramphan craft this handsome figurine by hand and bathe it in a cool green glaze. read more

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The king's elephant wears colorful silks, meticulously painted by hand. Elephants are an important part of Thai culture and have b...een symbols of both power and peace. Working in the renowned celadon tradition, Thatsanee and Ramphan craft this handsome figurine by hand and bathe it in a cool green glaze. read more

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Wearing red brocade silks, a blue elephant carries a howdah on its back. Ashish Lodha presents a colorful enameled figurine that e...mulates Rajasthan's traditional meenakari work. In ancient times, crushed precious stones, or meena were used, giving meenakari its name. read more

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By Riyas, three sleek black elephants wear grey silks depicting an ancient Mughal king riding his own pachyderms. The elephant is ...considered a devotee of Lord Shiva and is an important icon in Hindu mythology. From ancient times until the 18th century, elephants were an integral part of land warfare and military strategy in India. Elephants are also revered for their acute memory and physical strength, and the mighty beasts symbolize auspiciousness, abundance, and well-being. read more

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A mighty elephant lifts his trunk in fury, thrusting powerful tusks upward. Carved in intricate jali, or openwork, he reveals two ...perfect miniature elephants inside. Gulam Rasool masterfully sculpts the elegant pachyderms of natural soapstone. read more

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