© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-1672
FROG FORM WESSEL - Chimu culture, Peru, c. 1300 AD
Black fired clay
Chimu culture, Peru, c. 1300 AD

The amphibious with big eyes, flat nose and a thin mouth curled into a slight smirk. A broad spout emerges from the upper back area. The frog is an important and highly-symbolic animal in ancient Peruvian culture as it signified the seasonal rainfalls as well as fertility.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 15 CM, LENGTH 16 CM
Condition: Optical appearance good, restorations with hairlines visible
Provenance: Formerly from a German private collection, then property of Galeria Peruana in 1989

Nachverkauf:  sold/verkauft