Lot 6874

Pair of ear pegs with figural depiction, Moche culture, Peru, 1st - 8th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | O88kua | Online auction | 884 Lots

Description

Pair of ear pegs made of chased copper sheet. Ornamental discs surrounded by a pearl circle, behind them 6.5 cm long cylindrical pegs for insertion. On the front identical depictions of a person holding two objects in characteristic costume with crescent-shaped headdress. Surface covered with green oxides and minimal incrustations. Diameter 9.3 cm.

Provenance: From the estate of a North German lawyer. Acquired on the art market, in the family since the late 1960s.

Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?

General Information

Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 893 lots. The auction starts on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 10:00 am (CET). The pre-sale view will take place from June 16 -19, 2021 from 11 am to 17 pm (CET).