Choice Nasca Pottery Musical Pan Pipe

15344. Choice Nasca Pottery Musical Pan Pipe

South Coast Peru, Ca. 400 AD.

A very rare molded and painted Quena or pan pipe, a musical instrument common in the daily lives of the Ancient Andean people. A five segment pan pipe with a human face and a pronounced nose. The eyes are outlined in white and a headband encircles the top of the head. Polychrome terracotta. Lovely slip surface with deposits
Size: 7-1/2 inches (19 cm.) H. + custom mount. Still works!
Condition: Good, with nicks and abrasions.
Provenance: From the Boeckman Collection. Dallas, Texas. Acquired 8/27/1985 from the collection of Ken Shores who acquired it in 1968 from the collection of Charlotte Kornstein. Sante Fe, Arizona.


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