Description
Ceremonial vase
Representing a deer Lying on its left flank, the animal has all four legs tied by a rope around its neck. This ritual object is particularly interesting and rarely described through this type of vase. It can be related to the theme of the warrior of which it is one of the emblems. As for her posture, it suggests sacrifice in an offering to the gods.
Old label n°451489.
Brown terracotta.
Chimu culture, Peru 1100 - 1450 A.D.
H. 19 - L. 22 - Thickness 12 cm
Condition: Small restorations on the right muzzle and ear.
Provenance:
- Former European private collection
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Ceremonial vase
Representing a deer Lying on its left flank, the animal has all four legs tied by a rope around its neck. This ritual object is particularly interesting and rarely described through this type of vase. It can be related to the theme of the warrior of which it is one of the emblems. As for her posture, it suggests sacrifice in an offering to the gods.
Old label n°451489.
Brown terracotta.
Chimu culture, Peru 1100 - 1450 A.D.
H. 19 - L. 22 - Thickness 12 cm
Condition: Small restorations on the right muzzle and ear.
Provenance:
- Former European private collection

Estimate 600 - 800 EUR
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