Lot 3708

Five black glazed Peruvian Chimú vessels, 1250 - 1470

Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 712 Lots

Description

A black shaman head vessel with animal features. The spout on the handle is expertly attached. Intact. Height 19.5 cm. Vessel in the shape of a stylized horse head. The rim of the spout slightly bumped. Intact. Height 18 cm. Vessel with two stylised birds. The slightly cylindrical spout glued (with small missing parts). Oldly bumped at the lower rim in the back. Otherwise intact. Height 24 cm. Beautifully shaped vessel, depicting an amphibian-like being. Small bump on the spout. Otherwise intact. Height 24 cm. Figure vessel of a dignitary with large, upwardly erect penis. With cylindrical spout. Intact. Height 25 cm.
Provenance: From a West German private collection.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 712 lots and starts on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 3001 - 3712. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.