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7: A Moche I Vessel - 2 Figures Making Chicha / Beer

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Description

Pre-Columbian, from Northern Peru, Mochica I, Ca 100 to 200 CE. Terracotta vessel showing two male figures making Chicha - a form of fermented corn beer. Figures stand upon a decorated platform squeezing a cloth filled with fermented corn. Extremely rare iconography! 7-1/2"H x 7"W.

Provenance: Ex-prominent Hollywood, CA collection

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Condition

Minor repairs, else choice

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Estimate $4,000 – $6,000
Starting Bid $2,500
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