Pre-Columbian Chimu vase with shells

M19

£160.00

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A dark grey burnished pottery stirrup vase with two spouts, the upper body moulded with an open bi-valve shell.

Culture
Peru, Chimu, c. 12th Century AD

Size
15.2 x 20 cms

Condition
Tip of one spout lost otherwise intact

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Carmarthen, Wales, UK; acquired late 20th Century

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