A comprehensive source on pre-Columbian Peruvian copper. Specialists and collectors highly seek after them.
Oversized hardcover 9.5” by 12” coffee table book. It offers a brilliant display of objects chosen from premiere collections by well-established authors to be artistic and informative, as well as representative of copper’s critical place in Peruvian history. The work illustrates the sophisticated techniques and rich symbolism of the pre-Columbian Peruvian copper in a beautiful hardbound volume with exquisite photography. Excellent material analysts on Copper but also includes Gold and Silver.
Paloma Carcedo Muro; José Antonio de Lavalle Vargas; Rosario de Lavalle de Cárdenas
This is an oversized heavy book in excellent condition.
Five hundred ninety-six pp.; 207 color plates, interior glossary paper coating, index, Biblio. Text in Spanish and English. 1998. Cloth 23×30.5 cm.
Depicted on the dust jacket is the most feared Moche deity named Decapitator God—Mylar protector.
Note: We were fortunate to have acquired two unique pieces published in this book: Moche “Ai Apaec” Tumi and Moche “Symbolic Erotic Scene” Tumi.
Moche “Ai Apaec” Tumi can also be seen here.