Chavin Brownware Feline Bottle

15469. Chavin Brownware Feline Bottle

Peru, Cupisnique, Middle Phase, North Coast, ca. 1200 to 800 BC

A splendid black ware vessel with mythological significance, molded into the shoulder is the head of a wide eyed cat with toothy mouth and perked ears; the body of the vase with lightly incised pattern all around and some remains of red cinnabar.

Intact, Size: 8 inches H.

Ex Mt Vernon Private Coll. I.L. acq 1970s-1980s


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