© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-1687
BOAT WITH FISHERMAN - INCA PERIOD, PERU, C. 1200-1400 AD
Black fired clay
Inca period, Peru, c. 1200-1400 AD

Very light and rare vessel depicting a "Caballito de Totora" boat with a laying fisherman on the top. The technique of construction of the caballo de totora has been passed down from generation to generation and “consists of cutting the totora stems and soaking them in water to prevent them from breaking, then allowed to dry in the sun to come together in two curved bodies that are tied with ropes.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 14 CM, LENGHT 27 CM
Condition: Optical appearance very good, restored; hairlines along the vessel
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:  sold/verkauft

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