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Lot 0132A
Pre-Columbian, southern Peru, Nazca, ca. 200 to 300 CE. A striking polychrome globular bridge-spouted vessel painted with the mythical feline decapitator god with long serpentine body to which are attached 7 trophy heads - in hues of red, creamy beige, and black. Macabre, but stunning! Size: 5.75" in diameter x 7" H (14.6 cm x 17.8 cm)

Provenance: private Leonard collection, Virginia, USA, acquired before 1979

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Chips to one spout. Expected surface wear with scuffs, pigment losses as shown, and minor pitting on the bottom.

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Nazca Polychrome Bridgehandle Double Spout Vessel

Estimate $400 - $600Mar 15, 2018