Art of the Americas - Blackware Vessel, Chimu Culture, Peru

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Blackware vessel
Chimu culture, Peru
800-1200 A.D.
8-3/8 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide (21.2 by 10.7 cm)
Ex private CA collection; ex James Caswell, Historia Gallery, CA (2001)

A wonderful blackware vessel in the shape of a potato covered with eyes, which sits in a small bowl. There are suspension loops at the shoulders and a collection number on the base. A small chip was restored on the rim, otherwise intact. Please see photos.



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