A comprehensive source on Pre-Columbian Peruvian copper. Highly sought after by specialists and collectors.
Large hardcover 9.5” by 12” coffee table book. Offers a brilliant display of objects that have been chosen from premiere collections by well established authors to be artistic and informative, as well as representative of the important place that copper holds 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 very good condition.
596 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 which goes by the name of Decapitator God. Mylar protector.
Note: We were fortunate to have acquired two of these unique pieces published in this book: Moche “Ai Apaec” Tumi and Moche “Symbolic Erotic Scene” Tumi.