Lot 0203

Ferocious Huari Polychrome Zoomorphic Vessel

Pre-Columbian, Southern Peru, Huari (Wari) culture, ca. 500 to 1000 CE. An unusual effigy vessel in a zoomorphic form, painted in hues of black, white, and orange slip. The piece is hand built to create a very interesting creature: the rotund body tapers to a rounded tail, and the short neck and opening rim are situated on the animal's back. The... more