Fine Lambayeque Stirrup Vessel

Fine Lambayeque Stirrup Vessel
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Fine Lambayeque Stirrup Vessel
Fine Lambayeque Stirrup Vessel
Fine Lambayeque Stirrup Vessel
Fine Lambayeque Stirrup Vessel
Fine Lambayeque Stirrup Vessel
Fine Lambayeque Stirrup Vessel

Intricate Details and Artistic Narrative of this

Lambayeque Stirrup Vessel

 

Modeled image of the deity Naymlap, legendary hero king. A thick denticulated headband forms the base of the upper part of the spout. Three-tier tasseled ear ornaments hang down his chest. A pair of thick serpents rests on his shoulders. A zoomorphic figure lays on the ribbon-like stirrup handle. Measures 7.5”/ 15.24 cm in height. Overall, it is painted with a cream slip with a faint accent of red coloring. Dendrite spotting throughout. The middle section of the handle has been reattached with restoration over break. West Coast Peru. Ca. 800 A.D.

Price $875

 


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