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Authentic Pre-Columbian (with COA) WHISTLING Stirrup Artifact Vessel Chimu Culture ca. 1100-1470 CE with Provenance Authentic Artifact

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Authentic Pre-Columbian Monochrome Bird Whistling Artifact from the Northern Coast of Peru. This vessel from the Chimu Culture dates from the Intermediate Period circa 1100-1470 CE (AD). Double stirrup Vessel in overall black color has incised decorations similar to what I have seen at Ruins of Chan Chan. Beautiful, hand-built blackware pottery vessel with a pair of carinated spherical chambers connected with a narrow central joint below and a bridge handle above. The highly burnished surfaces of each chamber are incised with linear and stippled motifs that create a mesmerizing presentation. Projecting from atop the frontal chamber is a stylized avian head with a conical beak, seed-form eyes, and a tone hole on top. The tone hole creates a high-pitched sound when air is blown into the cylindrical spout emanating from the back chamber. Size: 7.7" L x 3.75" W x 5.3" H (19.6 cm x 9.5 cm x 13.5 cm) Unique authentic artifact from ancient Peru. Condition: Minor abrasions to base, handle, bird head, and both chambers, with light encrustations within incised details, and fading to pigment in some areas. Whistle still produces high-pitched sound when played. Provenance: Comes with both Certificate of Authenticity from well respected Gallery that deals in Antiquities. Further: ex-Stein collection, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA, acquired prior to 2010; ex-Lost World Artifacts, Acworth, Georgia, USA Released from private collection that has sold in New York City galleries as well as top auction-Guaranteed Authentic All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. Returns & exchanges Refunds and Exchanges We accept returns within 30 days of the purchase of the item. However, the buyer is responsible for shipping the item back to us and that cost will not be refunded. We will refund your money for the item as soon as we receive the item back. Please send the item back to us with tracking or insured.