M8 Pre-Columbian Chancay pelican and ray vase £150

 


A pottery vase with painted and applied decoration. The front of the vessel depicts an abstract design of a pelican catching a sting-ray in its beak.

Pre-Columbian, Peru, probably Chancay, c. 800-1200 AD

Some chipping and losses as seen in the photographs

Size: 17 x 13.2 cms

Ex. private collection, Midlands, UK; acquired mid to late 20th Century