Moche stirrup vessel, modelled as an eagle with a snake in its beak, on a rectangular plinth base with stirrup mouth to the rear.
Circa 500 AD
References: The Moche culture flourished on the northern coast of Peru, circa 100-750 AD. They were prolific potters, and excelled in their realistic depiction of life, with scenes & creatures modelled in the round. Vessels such as this one were for liquid storage, a
Condition: Restorations to the stirrup, body cracks.
Stock #: 1013145 Size: 22cm high
Price: AU$ 1,950.00
Ancient South America