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Pre Columbian Chimu Scorpion Man Vessel

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Pre Columbian Chimu vessel of a Scorpion man, circa 1100-1400 AD, Peru. A fine quality and interesting grey ware stirrup vessel featuring a personage with headdress transforming into a scorpion. The legs of the scorpion on the side with stinger clearly delineated at the rear, on the apex of the stirrup spout is a small superbly modeled monkey. The Chimu are the predecessors of the Inca in the North of Peru and had a great influence on the Inca art. Size: L 22 cm, H 20 cm. Condition: small stress crack to side spout otherwise fine.  

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  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Pre AD 1600
  • Period
    16th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Fair
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 6.7 in. x W 7.09 in. x D 3.55 in.H 17 cm x W 18 cm x D 9 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU3650311568793
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