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Touching Moche Pottery Stirrup Vessel with Birds

Lot 0058G Details

Description
Pre-Columbian, northern Peru, Moche III/IV, ca. 500 to 600 CE. A wonderful and touching stirrup jar in the form of a mother sea bird (comorant) with its beak down toward the baby bird at its side while another baby bird nestles up on its other side. Once covered with a deep kaolin slip, mush of which still remains. Size: 8" W x 7.75" H (20.3 cm x 19.7 cm)

Provenance: Ex-California Museum of Ancient Art

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#115233
Condition
Surface slightly abraded else intact and generally excellent
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Touching Moche Pottery Stirrup Vessel with Birds

Estimate
$1,500
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$2,000
Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price
$800
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0058G: Touching Moche Pottery Stirrup Vessel with Birds

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$950
3 Bids
Est.
$1,500
-
$2,000
Starting Price
$800
Exceptional Antiquities | Ethnographic Art
Thu, Jun 02, 2016 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 22.5%

Lot 0058G Details

Description
...
Pre-Columbian, northern Peru, Moche III/IV, ca. 500 to 600 CE. A wonderful and touching stirrup jar in the form of a mother sea bird (comorant) with its beak down toward the baby bird at its side while another baby bird nestles up on its other side. Once covered with a deep kaolin slip, mush of which still remains. Size: 8" W x 7.75" H (20.3 cm x 19.7 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.

#115233
Condition
...
Surface slightly abraded else intact and generally excellent

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