© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Catalog Number: AB0319-1614
TL-TESTED BIRD-SHAPED PIPE - CHORRERA CULTURE, ECUADOR, C. 5TH CENTURY BC
Fired clay
Chorrera culture, Ecuador, c. 5th century BC

TL-test certificate no. 03280607, dated July 2007, by the Kotalla laboratory in Germany included.

A very rare piece. The bird’s head is spherical and large, the wings’ form stylized, the tail a shaft-shaped handle. The Chorrera culture was located in the province of Guayas in Ecuador and exercised considerable influence from around 1300 to 300 BC.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 7 CM
Condition: Optical appearance very good, minor restorations
Provenance: Formerly part of Marianne Huber’s collection, Illinois, USA, acquired around 1980, then property of Galerie Alt-Amerika in 2005

Post Auction:  sold/verkauft

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