Pre-Columbian, Peru, Chimu, ca. 1000 to 1200 CE. An elegant loom stick carved from a hard wood, adorned with a perched bird atop - most likely representing a parrot with a curved beak, large round incised eyes, detailed feathered plumage, and adorable legs/feet. Take a close look to appreciate the finely delineated facial details. A stunning deep brown patina! Custom stand. Size: 18.25" H (46.4 cm); 19.75" H (50.2 cm) on stand.
Provenance: Ex-Private Thousand Oaks, CA collection
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