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. Condition: chipped collar.
Inca Culture, Peru 1200 - 1521 AD
H. 38 - l. 26 - Ep. 32 cm
- Former private European
collection - Bears an old label No. 88 characteristic of sales at the Hotel Drouot in the 1920s and 1940s.
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