Description
Vase decorated with a monkey
Sitting on his belly, he is tasting a prickly pear. A stirrup-shaped neck handle extends from his back and rests on the opposite end of the vase. A bird is carved at the junction of the neck.
Terracotta with glossy black slip. H. 38 - W. 26 - Ep. 32 cm
Inca culture, Peru 1200 - 1521 AD
Provenance:
- Former European
private collection - Bears an old label n° 88 characteristic of the sales at the Hôtel Drouot in the 1920-1940s.
Condition: chipped collar.
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Vase decorated with a monkey
Sitting on his belly, he is tasting a prickly pear. A stirrup-shaped neck handle extends from his back and rests on the opposite end of the vase. A bird is carved at the junction of the neck.
Terracotta with glossy black slip. H. 38 - W. 26 - Ep. 32 cm
Inca culture, Peru 1200 - 1521 AD
Provenance:
- Former European
private collection - Bears an old label n° 88 characteristic of the sales at the Hôtel Drouot in the 1920-1940s.
Condition: chipped collar.

Estimate 250 - 350 EUR
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