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Peruvian Whistling Vessel

Peruvian Whistling Vessel


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre 1492: Item # 1462415

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A beautiful whistling vessel from Peru, very likely from either the Moche or Chimu culture. It's made in very fine lightbrown clay, and with a small animal sitting on the vessel mouth.

Provenance: Private estate in Denmark, Hellerup.

Culture & Year: Moche or Chimú, 400 AD - 1470 AD

Condition: Very fine. Crack around the animal sitting on vessel.

Height: 19.6 cm
Width: 11.5 cm
Length: 23 cm