13: A Humourous Moche Erotic Drinking Vessel
Pre-Columbian, Mochica Culture, North Coast Peru, ca. 400 CE. Large and unusual type of humoristic pottery vessel depicting a male with portrait-like features having a erect phallus. Note the rim of the vessel is perforated, therefore one can only drink from the Phallus, ergo the humor. 11"H x 6"W.
Provenance: Ex-private German collection
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Professionally repaired from 6-10 pieces, head re-attached, with repainting over breaks.