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Lot 0075
**Originally Listed At $250**

Pre-Columbian, northern Peru, Tallan culture, ca. 700 to 1000 CE. Lovely pottery jar from a culture that is little known and little studied. Strap handle and bulbous body covered in thick kaolin slip. Vessel represents a wrinkled face emerging from either vegetation or some form of head covering with jutting lower jaw and round sunken eyes. Fascinating! Size: 6" H (15.2 cm)

Provenance: private Ventura County, California USA collection

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Minor chip to rim, else excellent.

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Rare Pre-Columbian Tallan Face Stirrup Vessel

Estimate $500 - $750Feb 26, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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