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Tiahuanaco Hardwood Scoop w/ Bird Finial
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Pre-Columbian, Chile, San Pedro, Atacama Desert, Tiahuanaco (Tiwanaku), ca. 1000 to 1250 CE. A hand-carved hardwood scoop used for preparing and ingesting hallucinogenic drugs. The scoop end features a shallow receptacle, and the handle end is decorated with a stylized avian figure. Smooth patina has developed over the surfaces. Size: 13.125" L x 0.4" W x 1" H (33.3 cm x 1 cm x 2.5 cm); 6.125" H (15.6 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: private Hawaii, USA collection; ex-private West Virginia, USA collection, acquired in the late 1960s to early 1970s, thence by descent

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#177576
Condition
Intact and very good. Nice patina.
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Tiahuanaco Hardwood Scoop w/ Bird Finial

$1,700.00
$2,550
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0116B: Tiahuanaco Hardwood Scoop w/ Bird Finial
Buy Now for $1,700
Est. $1,700 - $2,550Starting Price $850
VARIETY | Antiquities, Ethnographic, Fine Art
Mar 19, 2023 11:00 AM EDT
Buyer's Premium 26.5%
Lot 0116B Details
Description
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Pre-Columbian, Chile, San Pedro, Atacama Desert, Tiahuanaco (Tiwanaku), ca. 1000 to 1250 CE. A hand-carved hardwood scoop used for preparing and ingesting hallucinogenic drugs. The scoop end features a shallow receptacle, and the handle end is decorated with a stylized avian figure. Smooth patina has developed over the surfaces. Size: 13.125" L x 0.4" W x 1" H (33.3 cm x 1 cm x 2.5 cm); 6.125" H (15.6 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: private Hawaii, USA collection; ex-private West Virginia, USA collection, acquired in the late 1960s to early 1970s, thence by descent

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#177576
Condition
...
Intact and very good. Nice patina.
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Artemis Gallery
720.890.7700
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
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