Realistically executed. Llamas played an important role in the Inca culture and economy, providing basic needs and serving as pack animals. As cultural icons, Llamas were revered in various spiritual and fertility rites. This Paccha was used for the ritual watering of the fields, a vertical spout with broad flared lip extends from the top and a small perforation is located in the end of the Llama´s tongue. Abstract decoration painted in red.
Dimensions: HEIGHT 19 CM, LENGTH 19 CM
Condition: Optical appearance good, restorations to exposed areas
Provenance: Once part of the collection of Dr. Gottfried Eysank of Marienfels, Bad Schönau, Lower Austria, acquired before 1970, then property of Galerie Alt-America in 2011