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Pre Columbian Moche Copper Funerary Mask

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Lot 0012 Details

Description
  • Title: Pre Columbian Moche Copper Funerary Mask
  • Date/Period: Early/Middle Mochica, Loma Negra, circa 300 BC to 300 AD.
  • Materials: copper
  • Size: Size 10-1/8 inches L. + custom mount.
  • Description:A well defined facial mask with realistic features in deep repousse. Large almond shaped eyes, each with brow outlined and naturalistic regal protruding nose. Original surface with a green cupric oxide patination. Heidi King in the book The Spirit of Ancient Peru says, "The Moche people were among the most skilled and innovative metal smiths in the Americas. The Moche valued copper highly and placed copper items in important burials as evidence in recently excavated tombs at the site of Sipan.” Ex Brooklyn NY private Collection. Ex Sotheby’s New York 1972. Ex Alan Lapiner's Art of the Four Quarters.

    Reserve: $5,000.00

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  • Condition
    very good.
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    Pre Columbian Moche Copper Funerary Mask

    Estimate $6,000 - $7,000Aug 18, 2019
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