Five black glazed Peruvian Chimú vessels, 1250 - 1470
Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 712 Lots
DescriptionA 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?