Pre-Columbian, from Northern Peru, Moche Phase IV, ca 500 to 600 AD. Bi-chrome pottery stirrup vessel depicting two seated lords under a large crescent canopy; they sit upon a rectangular block and hold mace and kero in hands (most likely part of a sacrificial ceremony). 8-1/2"H x 5-1/2"W, a couple tiny flakes in rear, else intact/quite excellent.
ProvenanceEx-private Chicago, IL collection.
Dimensions 8-1/2"H x 5-1/2"W