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Lot 5: Chimu or Chancay Copper Applique Fragment - Two Birds

November Clearance Online Timed Auction

by ArtemisGallery LIVE

November 7, 2016

Louisville, CO, USA

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  • Chimu or Chancay Copper Applique Fragment - Two Birds
  • Chimu or Chancay Copper Applique Fragment - Two Birds
  • Chimu or Chancay Copper Applique Fragment - Two Birds
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Description: **Originally listed for 250.

Pre-Columbian, Chancay or Chimu culture, Peru, ca. 1200 to 1450 CE. This is a punch-decorated copper applique fragment, broken at the bottom, with a design that looks like two birds with long, downsloping beaks (toucans?) in profile. An item like this was made to decorate a fine piece of clothing. Size: 3.5" W x 5.4" H (8.9 cm x 13.7 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Piscopo Collection

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

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#113945

Condition Report: Breakage along the bottom with a jagged edge; designs are clear. Dark patina, slight encrustation.

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