From ancient Peru, ca. 200 - 400 A.D. Wonderful Nazca polychrome vessel with a single stirrup spout on its back, colorful tail and head, breast decorated with white base and feathers shown in black; underneath, note painted feet! 5"H x 4"W x 6"L, beak and handle repaired with over-painting over breaklines, plus minor stress cracks on breast area partially stabilized, else quite nice! An extremely rare figurative piece...
ProvenanceEx-private TX Collection.
Dimensions 5"H x 4"W x 6"L
Ancient Central America & Mexico