Publicized Hauri/Chancay False Head

Publicized Hauri/Chancay False Head
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Publicized Hauri/Chancay False Head
Publicized Hauri/Chancay False Head
Publicized Hauri/Chancay False Head
Publicized Hauri/Chancay False Head
Publicized Hauri/Chancay False Head
Publicized Hauri/Chancay False Head
Publicized Hauri/Chancay False Head
Publicized Hauri/Chancay False Head

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Hauri/Chancay False Head

 

A nicely carved smaller false mummy mask. Painted overall in red cinnabar or iron oxide. Facial features are in relief. Eyes are incised white with black pupils. Four cutouts behind the outer mask were used in the original suspension—a custom base included with the original label from Lands Beyond Gallery.
Measures 5.25″/13.33 cm in height and 4.25″/10.79 cm. in width.
7.5″ overall height on stand.
West Coast, Peru. ca. 900 – 1250 AD.
Condition: Restoration on the nose, otherwise in fine condition.
Provenance: Ex Bower collection. Lands Beyond Pre-columbian Art Gallery, NY

Price $2,250

 


Note: This mask is presently being publicized on the Latin American Studies website under Chancay Mummy Bundle Wooden Mask – Latin American Studies

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