Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba

Inca Figural Vessel

Inca Figural Vessel


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Sculpture: Pre 1492: Item # 1438410

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Arte Xibalba
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P.O. Box 51341
Sarasota, FL 34232
508-454-2850

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 $350.00 
An excellent Inca figural bottle from Peru, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. This superbly detailed example is 7” high and features two fishermen paddling a reed boat surrounded by fish and birds. These boats were used for fishing and to travel to offshore ceremonial sites located on small islands. This scene is depicted inside a large fish that is surrounded by the larger wave representing the Lord of the Seas. In excellent condition with heavy mineral deposits.

Cf. Domingo “Arqueologia Andina Peru”, page 231.

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