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ECMT-108 Manteño/Huancavilca Ceremonial Bone Scepters Image 1 Order / Inquire
8,850. USD

An extraordinary pair of Manteño/Huancavilca Ceremonial Bone Scepters. The iconic look to this Manteño Jaguar represents power. She stands perched atop registers of zig-zag and horizontal patterns on the lower handle. The high elite, is heavily covered by incised tattoos throughout the face and body. Wears a decorative crown or helmet of high status. A great amount Guangala influence is evident. Both are superb and rare pieces. Incised deeply and made of heavy bone.  Measures 7.25”/ 18.41 cm without stand.

Costal, Ecuador 800-1540 AD.

Condition: Choice

Provenance: Ex Alexander Acevedo Gallery, NYC

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