Pre-Columbian Art and Artefacts Auction

February 04, 2016

LOT 6
Middle Mochica Pottery Stirrup Spout Vessel, Peru, 400-600 A.D.
  • Middle Mochica Pottery Stirrup Spout Vessel, Peru, 400-600 A.D.
  • Middle Mochica Pottery Stirrup Spout Vessel, Peru, 400-600 A.D.

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Middle Mochica Pottery Stirrup Spout Vessel, Peru, 400-600 A.D.

the globular body with brown painted decoration of running warriors
height 11" — 27.9 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $922.50
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Literature:

Wasserman, B.J., Ceramicas del Antiguo Peru de la Coleccion Wasserman – San Blas, Buenos Aires, 1938, pl.13. Sawyer, A.R. Ancient Peruvian Ceramics, The Nathan Cummings Collection, catalogue of the exhibition at the Metroplitan Museum of Art, New York, 1966.

Provenance:

From a Private Montreal Collection of Pre-Columbian Art and Artefacts

Sotheby Parke-Bernett, New York, Feb. 25, 1981

Exhibited:

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1964, Ancient Peruvian Ceramica, The Nathan Cummings Collection