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Authentic Pre-Columbian (with COA) blackware pottery jug Artifact Vessel Chimu Culture ca. 1100-1470 CE with Provenance Authentic Artifact

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Authentic Pre-Columbian Monochrome blackware pottery jug Artifact from the Northern Coast of Peru. This vessel from the Chimu Culture dates from the Intermediate Period circa 1100-1470 CE (AD). Unique mold-formed blackware pottery jug presenting a round base, a spherical body, a long neck, and a bulbous spout featuring the head of a bird with target-shaped eyes and a pointed beak. The avian animal looks down upon a relief of fish aligned in a horizontal band under swirling waves of water that decorates the shoulder of this ancient vessel. A slender strip of clay protrudes from the back of the bird's head and ends on the jug's shoulder, forming a lovely ribbon-like handle. A gorgeous example of blackware from Chimu culture! Lucite stand is for photography purposes only. Size: 5.25" in diameter x 7.25" H (13.3 cm x 18.4 cm) Unique authentic artifact from ancient Peru.

Condition: Repaired from several pieces with break lines still visible in areas and minor piece missing from base. Chip to rim and another to beak. Expected surface wear with nicks, abrasions, and light scratches commensurate with age. Otherwise, very nice with lovely earthen deposits in recessed areas.

Provenance: Comes with both Certificate of Authenticity from well respected Gallery that deals in Antiquities. Further:ex-James Byrnes collection, Los Angeles, California before 1980. James was the first curator for LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) in the 1950's.

Released from private collection that has sold in New York City galleries as well as top auction houses-Guaranteed Authentic

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