Lot 0188

Chimu Pottery Stirrup Vessel - Figure w/ Tump Line

Pre-Columbian, Central Coast Peru, Chimu, ca. 1100 to 1470 CE. A hand-built and highly burnished pottery vessel with a seated man holding a vessel to the back of his head via a tump line. The inverted piriform body rests atop a flared, discoid foot and has a stirrup-shaped handle arching up the back towards the gently tapered spout. The man sits... more