DescriptionNazca Globular Bottle with Bird Deity Eating Lizard
C. 400 AD
7¼" Tall x 6" Round
The globular bottle is mounted with two narrow spouts connected with a strap handle, the upper body painted in a reddish brown base and decorated with two images of a vulture picking up a lizard. The bird is bordered in black and inpainted with shades of cream, gray, muted orange, and deep plum. The bird has a long neck, elliptical eye bordered like and arrowhead, three claws, and a multi-layered tail. The vessel is reconstructed from several pieces and appears excellent.
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.
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