A natural pink-buff pottery jaguar formed musical instrument from the ancient new world. This ingenious trumpet has a large loop form, tapered stem terminating with an open mouthed toothy jaguar head at front. Head painted with cream color slip and a double band on the neck. Scattered mineral deposits and root marks on the surface.
Size: 12-5/8 inches Length + custom mount.
Reference: Ferdinand Anton’s Art of Ancient Peru #110, Disselhoff ‘s Vida en el Antiguo Peru, pg. 102 for near exact match (ears applied differently), Donnan Moche Art of Peru 168, Donnan Ceramics of Ancient Peru 99, and A Glipse of Nazca and Moche Pottery of Ancient Peru in the India National Museum New Delhi #11.
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