An excellent and robust Chancay Mummy Bundle Mask. Very expressive accentuated facial
features makes this mask command its presence. Made from the Alder tree with uniformly
applied gritty red cinnabar. Red is the color of the east, the rising sun and thus
a sign of the resurrection to new life. He wears a traditional and colorful headband
made of Camelid fibers with a superb weaved cotton gauze topping. Strong cheek, chin
and jaw lines. Large. Measures 11.5"/29.21cm without mounting stand, 13.5"/34.29cm
with mounting stand.
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A charming trio of small Bahia-type solid standing figurines. Each are sweet and
unique. The first wears an elaborate ear and nose ornaments. All measure over 4"
in height. Custom metal stand…
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Superbly crafted Jamacoaque pectoral mask depicting a shaman in transformation, possibly into a dragon or other. Nicely detailed with crisply incised teeth, horns on the forehead and excellent paint throughout. Choice condition.
An adorable set of four miniature assorted bowls. Black-on-red resist painted. Each
distinctively designed. Deposits throughout surface with some rim chips and pitting.
Deaccession numbers on bottom. For display or study…
A wonderful Manteño shell mortar in the shape of a parakeet. This adorable miniature
mortar was de-accessioned from the collection of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC
(inventory 67.12.12). Published in the book “The Pre-Columbian Collection…