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    A Moche Jaguar Head Stirrup Spout Vessel
    c. 200 - 500 AD

    Pottery stirrup spout vessel finely modeled in the form of a feline deity or jaguar head having large erect ears, wide open eyes and snarling fanged mouth. Burnished red-brown slip. In very good condition, the spout reattached, restored hairline cracks on top of head, restoration to left ear.

    Provenance:
    Ex. Arthur Sackler collection, acquired c. 1970, accession #N-613
    Ex. Arte Primitivo, New York, NY

    Published:
    Art of the Andes, Pre-Columbian Sculpted and Painted Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 1983

    Height: 9 ¾ inches


    Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    November
    16th Friday 10:50 am CT
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    November
    16th Friday
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