Art of the Americas - Ceramic Votive Plates, Southern Andes, Peru

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Group of Nine Ceramic Votive Plates
Chucu, vicinity of Araquipa, Southern Andes, Peru
Ceramic, natural pigment
Circa 14th century
2.75" (7 cm) by 2.5" (6 cm) largest, about 8" by 10" as arranged above

Ex. Fifi White collection, California 

These small votive plaques were found in a cave amidst hundreds of similar pottery sherds. They have been individually based to be arranged in any number of ways.


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