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Lot 264: ANTIQUITIES, Lambayeque Whistle Vessel

AUCTION:  Sale 280 - US Sale

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  • Sold Winning Bid: $275
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ANTIQUITIES, Lambayeque Whistle Vessel. A fine Lambayeque (Sican) double-chambered whistle vessel from Peru, ca. 700 - 1300 AD. This choice blackware example is 7-3/4" high and featured a lord standing atop a platform created by the broad strap handle. He is nicely adorned with a large headdress. Both chambers are decorated with a design band encircling the spouts, the bridge has simple linear incising and the entire vessel is covered with extensive mineral deposits. Intact, functional whistle. Ex Sarmiento collection.

Lot Details
  • Offered By: VAuctions
  • Lot #: 264
  • Listing #: 175418
  • Closed: Thursday, April 19, 2012 7:55:20 PM CT
  • Estimate: $450