Chimu Gourd Calero
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Implements: Pre 1492: item # 1154618
Please refer to our stock # CH966 when inquiring.
P.O. Box 51341
|A choice Chimu calero from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 4-1/4" long, made from a polished gourd and is complete with the wood stopper/dipper. It is decorated with a trio of pyro-incised birds. The fourth panel was perhaps not completed, looks like a stingray was outlined. A very rare type.|