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Very Fine Moche II Monkey Stirrup Vessel - Ex Museum

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Stirrup jar, Moche Culture, ca. 100 - 700 A.D., bichrome vessel, banded with orange and cream glaze, monkey at spout, two

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Very Fine Moche II Monkey Stirrup Vessel - Ex Museum

Lot 0056A Details

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Pre-Columbian, northern Peru, Moche II, ca. 300 to 400 CE. A superb Moche stirrup vessel - a type of early beer jar - in the form of a very angry monkey - or possibly a shaman in transformational pose. He sits with arms folded over his bent knees, mouth open with his canine teeth ready to inflict painful bites. Size: 7.5" H (19 cm)

Provenance: Ex-California Museum of Ancient Art

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Very Fine Moche II Monkey Stirrup Vessel - Ex Museum

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Jun 02, 2016
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$800
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0056A: Very Fine Moche II Monkey Stirrup Vessel - Ex Museum

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$2,000
Starting Price
$800
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Lot 0056A Details

Description
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Pre-Columbian, northern Peru, Moche II, ca. 300 to 400 CE. A superb Moche stirrup vessel - a type of early beer jar - in the form of a very angry monkey - or possibly a shaman in transformational pose. He sits with arms folded over his bent knees, mouth open with his canine teeth ready to inflict painful bites. Size: 7.5" H (19 cm)

Provenance: Ex-California Museum of Ancient Art

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 and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#115248
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Near choice

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