Stirrup Vessel, Peru

Pre-Columbian Stirrup Vessel with Fanged Feline
Chavin Culture, Peru 
900 BC – 200 BC
Ceramic (fired clay), black from oxygen-reduction firing
Classic Chavin feline totem depicted on both sides
Provenance: private coll. of a Nor. Calif. archeologist
8.1”h x 5”diam  (20.5cm H x 12.7cm Diam.)


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