DAG Trading, pre columbian, tribal art, collectiblesDAG TRADING
Home
 
Moche IV Pair Male Female

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: item # 1227383

Please refer to our stock # C5Ad when inquiring.

Click to view additional online
photographs:
1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5


DAG Trading
By Appointment
NEW JERSEY
908-685-0456

Guest Book

Price On Request

Moche IV Pair Male Female
A pair of Moche phase IV Man & Woman, polychrome stirrup vessels. Early intermediate. Ca. A.D. 500 - 700. Acquired by descent pre 1970. Each 9.5 inches tall. Man in squatting position, having caped black headband adorned with two prominent reddish cream lined spools. Very elaborate facial paint of geometric design. Eyes defined. Poncho or shirt striped ending around mid arm. Arms are crossed, hands in relief, left hand without thumb. Knees and feet in relief. Geometrically designed bag hanging over left back shoulder . What appears to be the female of the pair is also in squatting position, adorned with a black caped headdress lacking spools and having center cleft in front. Face designed with red except for rectangles and spots on each cheek. Bag hanging behind left shoulder. Very similar, probably from same mold, differentiated only by headdress, spools and paint motif. Both figures lack thumb of left hand. Excellent condition with very small chip under left foot of male.


Page design by TROCADERO © 1998-2013 View Cart
Categories Shops Join Terms Critique Map Help