A Large Moche Banner Figure. c. 450-700 AD .Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionA Large Moche Banner Figure
c. 450-700 AD
Composed of nine cutout copper plates which would have been sewn onto a cloth banner as a clan or royal emblem. The plates include all four limbs, a triangular loin cloth, a rectangular pectoral with dangles, a semi-circular collar, a face with constructed eyes, and a feather headdress. In very good condition, all original parts, reportedly some minor restorations. With a lucite mount.
Robert & Carolyn Nelson Collection
David Bernstein Fine Art, New York, NY
Height: 44 inches
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.
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