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Ancient Pre Columbian Chimu Culture Pottery Llama Bottle - 1100 AD

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Seller: artancientltd (9,292) 99.7%, Location: Huntingdon, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 201524523631 A wonderful ancient Peruvian Chimu culture effigy bottle, dating to approximately 1100 -1400 A.D. An attractive burnished bottle, of globular form, with rounded base. A moulded figure of a young llama sits in rest atop the bottle with a cylindrical spout emerging from the beast's back. The Chimu are primarily known for their distinctive black glazed pottery, strongly influenced by their predecessors, the Moche. Examples of their enchanting ceramics can be found on display in the world's top museums. The Chimu ruled much of the coast around their capital of Chan Chan in northern Peru until conquered by the Inca in the fifteenth century. Ancient Peruvians left no written records, thus their material remains are the only existing link to this long gone and intriguing ancient people. This fascinating piece is a wonderful example of its type, and was once part of the Arthur M Sackler collection, one of the world’s leading collections of ancient art. Height: 7 inches. Condition: Excellent condition; minor restorations. Old collection data on base and inventory tag attached. Provenance: Ex. collection of Arthur M Sackler, 1913-1987. Sackler was one of the pre-eminent collectors of the 20th Century, as well as being a major philanthropist and patron of the arts. His world renowned collection was rich in Far Eastern, Byzantine, Greek, Egyptian and Near Eastern art and antiquities, small portions of which have been sold over the past 10 years. Sackler established a plethora of institutions which bear his name, including the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Science, the Sackler School of Medicine, the Arthur M. Sackler Science Center and, of course, the Arthur M. Sackler Museum. A rare opportunity to acquire an artefact from one of the key art collections of the 20th century. Authenticity All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be Authentic as described. For added security we offer a full money-back guarantee if a recognized authority disputes the authenticity of any object sold. We send paper invoices incorporating a signed certificate of authenticity and photograph of the item. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not aim to profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. For eBay customers If you wish to leave us a note or have a special request for delivery, please do not use the "item notes" on the ebay checkout. Instead, please send your request via the contact seller link. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. We are not responsible for customs delays/duties. As legitimate sellers, we abide by United Kingdom and European Union Export regulations. We do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation. ArtAncient Limited is registered in England no. 06376708 Vat registration no: GB 948 9832 53. Services & Partners: inkFrog Analytics

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