Chimu Bronze Tumi Surmounted by Birds

12690. Chimu Bronze Tumi Surmounted by Birds

Northern Coast of Peru, Ca. 800 AD

Curved flat hammered knife blade surmounted by a handle with three perched birds, wings folded under and each with long thin beak. Excellent ancient green crystalline patina. Size inches 5-3/8 inches H.+ custom mount. Ex Jean-Eugene Lions collection, Geneva, Switzerland. Nice example.

Original Price: $1,100

Special Price: $825


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