A pair of ceremonial wooden 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.
Provenance: Greg Manning Galleries, New Jersey; Arte Primitivo, New York consigned
by the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1997.
Measures 15.5”/39.37 cm x 4”/10.16 cm.; 4”/10.16 cm x 1.5”/3.81 cm.
Condition: Restored age crack on larger, otherwise in excellent condition