An elegant female ocarina. Expressive example with finely incised surface details. Excellent facial features, pierced nose and ears. Beautiful handling of the incised motifs throughout the body. A whistle atop of the head with vent holes behind shoulders. A very sweet effigy. Guangala, Ecuador. c. 500 BC-500 AD. It measures 8 1/2″ high. Comes mounted on a custom metal stand.
Provenance: Howard Nowes, Art for Eternity, NYC
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