Description
Ceremonial vase representing a shaman
This shaman in full transformation takes the features of a sitting monkey, holding a ceremonial vase between his legs. Its head is turned to the left and decorated with a headdress held in place by a wide red strap. His body is dressed in a tunic. The neck handle is positioned on his back.
Polychrome terracotta. H. 24,5 - W. 13 - Ep. 22 cm
Mochica culture, period III-IV, Peru600 - 700 AD
Provenance:
- Former European private collection
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Ceremonial vase representing a shaman
This shaman in full transformation takes the features of a sitting monkey, holding a ceremonial vase between his legs. Its head is turned to the left and decorated with a headdress held in place by a wide red strap. His body is dressed in a tunic. The neck handle is positioned on his back.
Polychrome terracotta. H. 24,5 - W. 13 - Ep. 22 cm
Mochica culture, period III-IV, Peru600 - 700 AD
Provenance:
- Former European private collection

Estimate 600 - 800 EUR
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