© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-1673
DOUBLE-CHAMBERED BIRD WHISTLE VESSEL - INCA EMPIRE, PERU, C. 1400 AD
Grayish fired clay
Inca empire, Peru, c. 1400 AD

The grayish polished ceramic consists of two connected bellied vessels, one with a tall spout and the other with a sitting bird with a long beak, a small perforation under the beak to whistle. A flat, straight bridge connects the two vessels.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 18 CM, LENGTH 20 CM
Condition: Optical appearance very good, restored; a long crack along one vessel
Provenance: From a German Private collection, 1970, then property of Galeria Peruana in 1989

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