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Inca Capacocha Spondylus Miniature Effigy

Inca Capacocha Spondylus Miniature Effigy
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Inca Capacocha Spondylus Miniature Effigy
Inca Capacocha Spondylus Miniature Effigy
Inca Capacocha Spondylus Miniature Effigy
Inca Capacocha Spondylus Miniature Effigy
Inca Capacocha Spondylus Miniature Effigy
Inca Capacocha Spondylus Miniature Effigy
Inca Capacocha Spondylus Miniature Effigy

Intricate Details and Artistic Narrative of this

Inca Miniature Figurine

 

A charming miniature Capacocha female effigy. They were made from the cherished orange Spondylus shell. They would have been covered in clothing and placed with the sacrificial child as an offering to the god. Nicely detailed throughout. Ca. 1400 AD. Height is 1.75″ / 4.44 cm—excellent condition with deposits.

Displayed on custom wood pedestal. Overall height is 5”/12.7 cm on stand.

Provenance: Ex M. Schmitt – Amiguet’s Ancient Art. Ex-Private California collection 

Price $1,245

 


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