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Auction Closes At: 12:55:01 12/15/2022
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 275. Cupisnique Chavin Conch Shell Form Vessel
Estimate: $4,000-$6,000
Current High Bid: $2,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $2,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Chavin, Paracas, Vicus, etc.
Culture or Country: Chavin.
Period: Initial Period - Early Horizon, ca. 1200 - 500 B.C.
Size: 9”H. x 7”W.

Description: Deep chocolate ware pottery bottle having a large stirrup type spout. Vessel in the form of a large conch shell on one side, with the opposite decorated the three wide bands of rows of spines. A classic example of the surface modeling, characteristic of Cupisnique pottery. Some remaining traces of cinnabar in the grooves. Cupisnique was a distinct culture from Chavín, but with both sharing the shamanistic ideology of the Initial Period. Some minor rim roughness on spout, and a few of the spines have minor tip chips, otherwise intact, exc. cond. A beautiful example.
Provenance: John A. Stokes Jr. collection, NY. Acquired from Lee Moore, 1977.
Shipping Fee:
National: $52.00
International: $132.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Cupisnique Chavin Conch Shell Form Vessel

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ajax $2,000.00 1 12/15/2022 12:49:36 PM
2. muluc23 $1,800.00 1 12/15/2022 12:49:13 PM
3. ajax $1,750.00 1 12/15/2022 12:45:00 PM
4. Raul $1,600.00 1 12/15/2022 12:42:01 PM
5. ajax $1,500.00 1 12/15/2022 12:36:51 PM

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