Lot 207: A gorgeous Inca conopa
November 6, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A gorgeous Inca conopa, ca. 1300 - 1500 AD. This exceptionally large example is 5-1/4 in long and depicts an alpaca with a nicely detailed head. It is carved from beautiful black stone and is highly polished. The chamber is large and thin-walled and is covered with delicately incised checkerboard designs. The conopa retains mineral deposits and shows signs of extensive usage. Ex Historia Gallery.
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