Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Middle Mochica Drummer Vessel

Auction:
3099B
Lot:
10
Unsold
 

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Middle Mochica Drummer Vessel, Peru, c. AD 200-500, figure of a drummer wearing large headdress, with stirrup-spout back; painted in shades of reddish brown and tan, ht. 9 in.

Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey; Sotheby's, New York, May 20, 1986, Lot 190.
Estimate $800-1,200

Extensive surface cracking on the lower body.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Americas, Ancient Roman technology, Jin dynasty, Moche culture, Moche portrait vessel, South America, Stirrups

Departments