All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1294624 (stock #2061)
This is a Pre-Columbian CHIMU Black Zoomorphic STIRRUP SPOUT Vessel from Peru, 900 - 1470 A.D. It measures about 6" X 6 1/2" X 7 1/4" ( 15.3 cm X 16.6 cm X 18.5 cm ). The Chimu Culture was located in the Moche Valley (now the city of Trujillo) on the North Coast of Peru. Its capital was Chan Chan. Chimu grew out of the remnants of the Moche Culture. Early Chimu pottery shows similarity to that of Moche's great work. Most Chimu ceramics are black...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1195856 (stock #1835)
This is a Pre-Columbian MOCHE Metal CROWN from Peru, 100 - 800 A.D. It measures about 14 1/4" (from end to end) X 3/4" ( 36.3 cm X 1.9 cm ). The Moche Civilization built massive sacred Huacas (pyramids). Ceramics were their main expression of art. The Moches created sculptural and plain paint-ornamented vessels of which, the most traditional and popular were the stirrup spout vessels...