Pre-Columbian Chimu vase with shellsM19
A dark grey burnished pottery stirrup vase with two spouts, the upper body moulded with an open bi-valve shell.
Peru, Chimu, c. 12th Century AD
15.2 x 20 cms
Tip of one spout lost otherwise intact
Ex. private collection, Carmarthen, Wales, UK; acquired late 20th Century