Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba

Moche Shell Jar

Moche Shell Jar

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1406358

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Arte Xibalba
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Sarasota, FL 34232

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A superb Moche shell vessel from Peru, ca. 500 - 700 AD. This fine orangeware effigy piece is 5" high and depicts a seashell. It is decorated with a large number of nacre inlays, as well as rare purple pigment. A rare type in excellent condition, with intact suspension loops and strong mineral deposits.

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