Lot 309: An excellent Pre-Columbian avian whistle vessel
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: An excellent Pre-Columbian avian whistle vessel, ca. AD 1100 1450, featuring a nicely detailed parrot mounted atop the chamber, with a chick perched on each shoulder. A small bird adorno graces the spout. Unusual red and black slip. H: 8 in. High-pitched tone on the whistle. Ex Pachenko collection.
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