14: A Macabre Moche Stirrup Vessel
Pre-Columbian, Mochica Culture, North Coast Peru, ca 400 CE. Pottery stirrup vessel depicting "the Kiss of Death," showing a "Calabera " or dead male kissing a lady who masturbates him. A real humoristic depiction! 7-1/2"H x 4.5"W.
Provenance: ex-private Los Angeles, CA collection
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Professionally repaired with areas of resurfacing.