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