Moche Double Chamber Parrot Vessel

 

Moche Double Chamber Parrot Vessel

A large Pre-Columbian Moche double chamber whistle vessel in the form of a parrot.

Peru, north coast.
Ca. 200-500 AD.
Height: 9 3/8 in. (24.5 cm).
Repaired.

Moche civilization was centered in northern Peru where it flourished from 100 to 800 AD. Moche society was agricultural, with a great deal of effort expended on impressive irrigation works and massive public architecture. The Moche are particularly noted for their achievements in art, especially their elaborately painted ceramics which depicted a wide variety of motifs and scenes from daily life with great skill.

Formerly in the Estate of Paul Goodman, Houston, Texas, acquired before 1990.

Inv#: 6300

$800

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