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Pre-Columbian Ceramic Plaque
Chuchu, Southern Peru, Inca Hinterlands
Found in Caves, Caches, Tombs, Sacred Places
Circa AD1000—AD1500
Fired Clay with Painted Polychrome Pigments.


A rare, beautiful ceramic plaque, trapezoidal in form, with a checkerboard-style series of motifs - repeated animals, probably llamas, in alternating yellow, white, red, and a silvery mica pigment, shown in profile, each long-limbed, with a long tail and pointed ears; and also repeated human figures, in the same colors, shown facing forward. Their minimalist form resembles petroglyphs or rock art.


Size: 7.46" wide  x 7.1" tall.


Provenance: ex private Hawaiian collection; ex-private Hillberg collection, Sonoma County, California, USA, acquired between 1960 and 1970

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Rare Chucu Inca Ceremonial Panel

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