Description
BIRD-DECORATED WHISTLING VASE
Mochica Culture, Northern Peru
Intermediate Elder, 100 B.C. - 600 AD
H. 22 cm - W. 21 cm
Ceramic with creamy-white and brick-red slip
Double-bodied vase decorated with a bird and surmounted by a handle and a tubular neck.
Visibly broken and glued. Accidents. Surface wear.
Origin:
- Franco Monti collection, 1960-1970.
Exhibition/Publication:
- Arte Precolombiana, Gallery 'La Palma', Locarno-Quai, Switzerland,
exhibition from May 30 to June 30, 1961, described under n°33
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BIRD-DECORATED WHISTLING VASE
Mochica Culture, Northern Peru
Intermediate Elder, 100 B.C. - 600 AD
H. 22 cm - W. 21 cm
Ceramic with creamy-white and brick-red slip
Double-bodied vase decorated with a bird and surmounted by a handle and a tubular neck.
Visibly broken and glued. Accidents. Surface wear.
Origin:
- Franco Monti collection, 1960-1970.
Exhibition/Publication:
- Arte Precolombiana, Gallery 'La Palma', Locarno-Quai, Switzerland,
exhibition from May 30 to June 30, 1961, described under n°33