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Lot 0103A
Pre-Columbian, South Coast Peru, Nazca, ca. 125 to 250 CE. A thin-walled, round-bottomed bowl, hand-painted with a smiling faced anthropomorphic being superimposed by a zoomorphic trophy head taster or deity with wide-opened eyes and facial hair (whiskers and beard) comprised of numerous trophy heads, all in red, orange, black, grey, and white hues. Size: 4.125" in diameter x 2.25" H (10.5 cm x 5.7 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Private Thousands Oaks, CA collection

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Repaired from 4 to 6 pieces. Chip to rim and a minor pitting on underside. Expected surface wear.

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Nazca Polychrome Bowl w/ Two Faces & Trophy Heads

Estimate $500 - $750Feb 9, 2017
Louisville, CO, USA