Seller: hix.antiquitatis (698) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 272210936632 Chancay Double Whistle Vessel A Pre-Columbian Chancay large painted double lobed whistle vessel with a long spout, a strap bridge handle and a bird perched on one side, with vertical zigzag bands painted on the body.Huacho, Northern Peru.Ca. 800-1200 AD.Height:11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm).Intact. In the Pacific coast valleys north of what is now Lima, the Chancay people produced distinctive pottery and ceramic figures with a wide variety of anthropomorphic and zoomorphic motifs. Confer: C. B. Donnan, Ceramics of Ancient Peru, (Los Angeles, 1992), p. 101, no. 195. Formerly in the collection of Dr. John E. Frost, Houston, Texas; Harmer Rooke gallery, New York, 1970's-80's. #5694 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.