05-05-2018 05-05-2018
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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3099B Boston
May 5, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Middle Mochica Drummer Vessel

 
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.


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