Seller: www-galleriadelvecchio-com (138) 100%, Location: Mississauga, ON, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 180427787548 Original or Reproduction: Original, Culture: Mochica, Details: Click HERE for our other AUCTIONS Rare Ancient Moche Blackware Stirrup Vessel Click on the thumbnails to view enlargements Moche Blackware stirrup vessel with high relief decoration depicting a Moche Deity wearing a serpent belt and head-dress, weilding a spear in one hand . This Deity is often portrayed fighting with a sea monster. In this case, the sea monster is portrayed as a crab like creature with human legs. This is a mould made vessel, with a few chips at the base is from the Early Intermediate Period, A.D. 300-600. Height: 8.6 inches. X 6 inches wide. Cf:Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art. G-831168 for a similar example. Guarantee: Should you question the authenticity of this item we will give you a full refund. Every piece sold is guaranteed for life. Custom listed using TROCADERO's automated HTML and Picture Hosting tools.