Lot 252

LARGE ANTHROPOMORPHIC URN, SAID CHINA
CULTURE CHANCAY, PERU Recent
intermediate, 1100-1400 AD
H. 52 cm - D. at neck: 18 cm
Ceramic with creamy-white and dark
brown slip Ovoid shape serving as body, head as a neck. A crouching figure with legs and arms raised in slight relief. The hands hold a small cup. Cylindrical neck decorated with a beautiful face with open oval make-up eyes; large ear discs. The headdress supports a repetition of small ornamental buns, circular opening at the top. It should be noted that a magnificent breastplate is incised on the belly. (Surface wear, visible accidents) br/>Provenance: Private
collection, Paris, 1980-1990.

Location of the item
France - 75008 Paris