Tiwanaku limestone celt. Axe head has a carved double stylized jaguar finial with
perforated loop type bodies. Half open type hafting shaft on the reverse with rounded
blade edge. Strong scattered dendrites deposits on surface. One jaguar reattached,
otherwise intact. Altiplano region, Peru/Bolivia Ca. 500 - 1000 A.D. Custom stand.
Measures: 4.75”/12.06 cm H. 2.5”/6.35 cm W. 6.5”/16.51 cm with custom metal base.
Provenance: Private Southwestern collection. Ex. Splendors of the World Gallery,
A pair of ceremonial Copper Female Effigies from Ecuador. Ca. Late 15th century.
Possibly made from same mold. Measuring 2" in height. Each individual have hands
held up to they're chest. Their hair and garments appear to be long. Similar examples
are housed in The Field Museum - Chicago. Paired $525. USD
Provenance: Abrams Family Collection, obtained by way of descent. Assembled in the