© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-1642
STONE BOWL – CHAVIN CULTURE, PERU, C. 500 BC
Stone
Chavin culture, Peru, c. 500 BC

A grayish short bowl with thick body. Beautifully smooth from extensive usage. A common explanation is that these items were used for grinding hallucinogenic drugs taken during ceremonies, but it may have had other uses too.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 3.5 CM, DIAMETER 16 CM
Condition: With superficial scratches, overall good condition
Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Martina Irion, acquired before 1998, then property of Galerie Alt-Amerika in 2009

Nachverkauf:  € 500

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