Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba

Moche Fineline Bottle

Moche Fineline Bottle

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1380780

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Arte Xibalba
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A lovely Moche IV Fineline bottle from Peru, ca. 450 – 550 AD. It is 9-1/8” high and features a scene with mythological warriors. An Eagle Warrior and a Rodent Warrior are presenting a decapitated human head to the Strombus Monster. All three figures are painted in intricately executed detail. A small animal stands atop the broad false spout. Intact, with good paint and strong mineral deposits.