Lot 34


Chimu culture, Peru
Intermediate Recent, 1100 - 1400 after. AD
H. 14.5 cm - D. 8.5 cm
Archaeological silver
Vase representing a face obtained by the repoussé technique.
Large open almond shaped eyes framing a hooked nose, the mouth is
underlined in a slight indentation. On the sides presence of small ears. At
On the back, a stylized batrachian is represented in relief. Visible accidents.
- Franco Monti Collection, 1960-1970's
Exhibition/Publication :
- Arte Precolombiana, Gallery 'La Palma', Locarno-Quai, Switzerland,
exhibition from May 30 to June 30, 1961, described under n°40