All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #745654 (stock #CH545)
A rare Chimu woodcarving from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. The piece is 7” long and is completely covered with carved fish, birds and feline heads. It is hollow, drilled from both sides and shows signs of extensive usage, most likely as the handle of a ceremonial object. Great find!