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Aymara Tinka Wood Vessels
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A pair of ceremonial Tinka Chicha drinking bowls from the Altiplano area of Bolivia. Nicely patinated. Each produced from a single piece of wood. Both contain a pair of yoked animals centered in the middle with side carved handle/straps. ca. 16th-18th century. Measures 15.5”/39.37 cm in dia. x 4”/10.16 cm H.; 4”/10.16 cm in dia. x 1.5”/3.81 cm H.

Condition: Restored age crack on larger vessel, otherwise in excellent condition.

Provenance: Greg Manning Galleries, New Jersey; Howard Rose, NY, consigned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1997.

Ref: Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

Note: There is an additional pottery bowl in this collection. Total of three pieces. Two wood and one ceramic.

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