Abstract Chancay Pre-Columbian Textile, Peru, 1000-1420 AD, Ex Ferdinand Anton For Sale
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Abstract Chancay Pre-Columbian Textile, Peru, 1000-1420 AD, Ex Ferdinand Anton

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Beautiful brown, pink and crème pre-Columbian textile fragment with geometric avian figure. This piece is mounted on a black shadow box. It is a wonder to behold antiquities such as a pre-Columbian textiles, an authentic piece of art that has been preserved for centuries and that survives generation after generation. Textiles are infinitely more delicate than wood, metal, or rock artifacts -- so the existence of these pieces after hundreds and thousands of years is exceptional. These textiles maintain their vibrant colors, natural threads, and their unique, historical designs. Provenance: This textile comes from the collection Ulrich Hoffmann, Stuttgart and former collection of the archaeologist Ferdinand Anton, Germany, incorporated between 1950 and 1965. Ferdinand Anton was born in 1929 in Munich, Germany. He made a living by writing richly illustrated books about the art objects and religious rituals of Pre-Columbian cultures: the Aztecs, the Maya, and Andean peoples of South America. He was an explorer who flew to South America and Mexico, and hiked to remote shrines where few Westerners had set foot. He wrote more than forty books. Measures: D: 7.4 x 4 in / with frame: 11 x 14 in x 2.5 in.

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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 14 in. x W 11 in. x D 2.5 in.H 35.56 cm x W 27.94 cm x D 6.35 cm
  • Seller Location
    San Pedro Garza Garcia, MX
  • Seller Reference Number
    PE-759
  • Reference Number
    LU3172312843092
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