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Pre-Columbian ~ MOCHE ~ Seated Figure STIRRUP Vessel

Pre-Columbian ~ MOCHE ~ Seated Figure STIRRUP Vessel

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1267666

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This is a Pre-Columbian MOCHE Seated Figure STIRRUP Spout Vessel from Peru, 100 - 800 A.D. It depicts an Anthropomorphic / Zoomorphic Figure. It measures about 4 1/4" X 7" X 7" ( 10.8 cm X 17.9 cm X 17.9 cm ). Moche pottery is one of the most diversed in the world. The use of mold technology is a fact. Ceramics varied in form, size, and theme (hunting, fishing, sacrifice, sex, war, weaving, metalwork, etc. ). The ceramics were very detailed and realistic. It is believed that young generations inherited the knowledge of nature and life, reciprocity and incorporation, cultural and social norms, and other important concepts, from their ancestors and through their art.