Unusual Chimu Blackware Stirrup, Shell Form Item Number: 1084901 - For Sale
Unusual Chimu Blackware Stirrup, Shell Form Item Number: 1084901
I love seeing new forms of ancient pottery! The Chimu were wonderful potters, but most of their vessels tend to look very similar. This one is quite unique! Chimu, north-coastal Peru, ca. 900 to 1100 AD. Showing clear elements of the earlier Sican culture, blackware stirrup with conical base in the form of a large sea shell, two smaller shells attached at the top from which the stirrup spout has been attached. Just under 7"H, intact and choice!
ProvenanceEx-private TX Collection imported into the US in 1969