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Seller: echoesintime (3,527) 100%, Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 391638099824 ESTATE SALE ORIGINAL CHIMU BLACKWARE VESSEL Peru, c. 1,100-1,400 AD in the form of a HUNCHBACK from Sotheby's Auction House Nov., 1999, Lot # 188 UNBROKEN with NO RESTORATION Authenticity Guaranteed or full refund You are Bidding on the above CHIMU BLACKWARE VESSELdepicting a HUNCHBACKwith hands to chest and diminutive legs. SPECIFICATIONS SIZE: The Chimu Vessel is 7 3/4" high; Oval mouth is 4 1/4" x 5"; max width of vessel is ~ 7 "; CONDITION: The Vessel is UNBROKEN with NO RESTORATION. PROVENANCE Originally acquired by Adolf Hoffmeister in 1937 from the auction house Goldberger in Prague. It was next placed on auction at Sotheby's in November, 1999 as Lot #188 and acquired for a private New Mexico Collection. It is unbroken and un-restored. BACKGROUND The CHIMU people were residents Chimor, with its capital at the city of Chan Chan, a large adobe city in the Moche Valley near the present-day city of Trujillo on the North Coast of Peru. Chimú ceramics were crafted for two functions: containers for daily domestic use and those made for ceremonial use for offerings at burials. Domestic pottery was developed without higher finishing, while funeral ceramics show more aesthetic refinement. The main features of Chimú ceramics were small sculptures, and manufacturing molded and shaped pottery for ceremonial or daily use. Ceramics were usually stained black. The characteristic brightness was obtained by rubbing with a rock that previously had been polished. PICTUREFrom SOTHEBY's Nov., 1999 CATALOG Lot #188 ANCIENT PERUVIAN ART Presented EXCLUSIVELY by ECHOES IN TIME For qustions or more information please contact us directly at toll free at (877) 922-3246 CLICK HERE to VIEW Other SIMILAR ITEMS Click Here to VIEW ALL AUCTION ITEMS . SPECIFICATIONS SIZE: The Chimu Vessel is 7 3/4" high x 5 1/4" wide at mouth; CONDITION: The Vessel is UNBROKEN with NO RESTORATION. 14 day money back guarantee!!! DOMESTIC Buyers pay the FIXED COST listed below to cover ALL shipping, handling and insurance fees. For FOREIGN SHIPMENTS additional shipping costs will apply. Contact us for an exact cost. WE SHIP WORLDWIDE ! CONTACT US DIRECTLY FOR SHIPPING COST and OPTIONSto YOUR LOCATION. SHIPPING Item will be shipped within 2 working days after receipt of payment. Confirmation of shipment will be E-mailed to you when item ships. Delivery typically takes from 3 to 5 days from ship date, depending on location, within the continental US. REDUCED SHIPPING CHARGE FOR 2 or MORE ITEMS ! EXPEDITED SHIPPING We will be happy to speed up your delivery! Contact us via e-mail or at our toll free number for cost and information. (877) 922-3246 All photographic and written material areCopy Right protected by Echoes In Time, 2016, all rights reserved We offer original artifacts and reproductions from cultures around the world, includingNative American, Mayan, Egyptian, Pre-Columbian, Celtic, Neolithic, Chinese, Early European, Oceanic, Modern Tribal and more. Condition: ESTATE SALE -> ORIGINAL PERUVIAN ANTIQUITY, UN-BROKEN and with NO RESTORATION; Obtained from SOTHEBY's AUCTION in 1999; ORIGINALLY COLLECTED PRIOR in 1937, Provenance provided -- SPECS: 7 3/4" tall, Max width ~7"; oval mouth 5"x4 1/4".AUTHENTICITY GUARANTEED or FULL REFUND, Material: Pottery, Provenance: SOTHEBY's AUCTION 1999, Lot #188, SIZE: 7 3/4" tall x 7" max. diameter; Oval Top 4 1/4"x5", HISTORY: Originally Collected in 1937, documented, CONDITION: UNBROKEN and UNRESTORED, ESTATE SALE: From the Estate of Santa Fe Art Dealer

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