© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-1688
VESSEL WITH DOUBLE HEAD - LAMBAYEQUE, PERU, C. 1000-1200 AD
Fired clay
Lambayeque, Peru, c. 1000-1200 AD

The foot is broad and with an incised geometric design. The spherical body offers on the front two three-dimensional faces directly next to each other. Above the foreheads is a continuous ribbed band suggesting head hair. The spout is pipe-shaped, tall and lightly tapered. A curved handle at the back of the vessel. The Lambayeque Culture (also called Sican) expressed its peak at approx. 700 to later 14th century and was on the North coast of Peru.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 21 CM, BASE DIAMETER 10 CM
Condition: Optical appearance very good, restorations to exposed areas and few tiny 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:  sold/verkauft

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