© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-1657
SHELL SHAPED STIRRUP VESSEL - CHAVIN CULTURE, PERU, C. 500 BC
Fired clay
Chavin culture, Peru, c. 500 BC

Of flat bottom, the smooth, lower half of the body is conical, the upper half arched and with nubs –two larger nubs at the back, representing the posterior auricle from the shell (spondylus). The symmetrical stirrup on its center.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 25.5 CM, BASE DIAMETER 12 CM
Condition: Optical appearance very good, restorations to exposed areas; the two larger nibs with chips
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

Nachverkauf:  € 900

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