This vessel takes the shape of a hook-billed bird and comes complete with a loop handle. The bird is glazed in red but is light brown in colour. The eye and beak are clearly defined. Expertly repaired from several original pieces with restoration over the breaklines and areas of resurfacing. An attractive vessel in very good condition.
Date: Peru c. 500-800 AD
Size: 182mm high
Provenance: Ex. German private collection.