Description

    Chancay Throne Vessel

    Chancay
    C 800-1200 AD
    Painted Ceramic
    7¼" Tall x 6½" Wide

    The vessel is crafted with round sides, the ends flattened, the top being level and mounted with a throne or seat effigy with a tall trumpet-like flaring spout opposite. The jar is painted in a deep brown, surrounding the throne is a cream painted rope that spirals downward, and a second rope laying upon the ground connects the seat and the vessel spout together. A large cream column begins at the spout and fills the flattened surface on one end. Expert repairs to the spout and appears intact, excellent.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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