Peruvian Moche Warrior Sculpture Terra Cotta Clay 11 Inches Tall
Regular price $ 125.00
- Vintage item
This Moche portrait vessel is hollow with an open spout at the top of the head that has a diameter of approximately 1 1/2 inches. Interestingly, there are tiny markings impressed on the bottom that are not Latin alphabet letters and are unreadable to us. (Zoom photograph #5 and you can barely see them on the foot on the left). We've identified this jar as vintage ---made before 2000---since we cannot state positively that it is pre-Columbian (which is why it's attractively priced).
Standing 11 inches tall, this pottery jar measures 5 inches across the shoulders, 4 inches front to back and weighs 2 pounds. There is light surface wear and a minute hairline crack running at the back of the unmarked foot for about 1/16th of an inch (again, zoom #4 and you'll see it faintly on the foot on the right). The wonderful condition of this handsome Peruvian Moche jar makes it a nice find.
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