Seller: hix.antiquitatis (697) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282003550329 Moche Popcorn Popper Vessel A Pre-Columbian large Moche popcorn popper vessel (canchero) in the form of a man with a tightly wrapped white garment and headdress with geometric designs on the reverse.Peru, north coast.Ca. 500-800 AD.Height: 11 1/2 in. (29.3 cm). 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. Confer: Art Institute of Chicago, Kate S. Buckingham Endowment, 1955.2278. Formerly in the collection of Bill Freeman, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1960's - 80's. #5691 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK Member: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA) See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.