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Pre-Columbian Embossed Silver Beaker

Auction:
2506
Lot:
178
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Pre-Columbian Embossed Silver Beaker, Peru, Lambayeque, c. 1100-1400 A.D., with flared rim, rattle bottom, and decorated with four bands of repousse-work, the top band with male heads wearing crescent-shaped headdresses, the remaining bands with stylized facing animals, ht. 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Andean Community of Nations

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