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Lot 0083D

Fine Viru Redware Stirrup Vessel w/ Owl

Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Viru culture, ca. 200 BCE to 200 CE. A fine example of a hand-built and highly burnished pottery vessel of a spherical form resting atop a flared foot. Enveloped in coral and citrine pigments, the vessel presents an abstract anthropomorphic head peeking from the front with a heart-shaped face, annular eyes... more