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CHANCAY ANTHROPOMORPHIC WATER VESSEL

CHANCAY ANTHROPOMORPHIC WATER VESSEL


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CHANCAY ANTHROPOMORPHIC WATER VESSEL. Polychrome. Ca. A.D. 1000 - 1400. Ex New Jersey collection pre 1970. Nine inches tall with a diameter of eight inches. Having wide flaring rim of five plus inches diameter. Two opposing strap handles extending from mid rim to slightly above center of vessel body. Front of rim having relief face with large ear spools and headdress. Eyes incised. Strap arms with hands holding non-descript object. Does not appear to be the standard Chancay beggars cup. Bottom half of vessel of chocolate color, upper half cream with glyphs. Face background and tunic front black. This piece is in excellent condition.