Chimu Silver Janus Beaker, ca. A.D. 1100 - 1400 height 8 1/2in (21.5cm)
Lot 9
Chimu Silver Janus Beaker, ca. A.D. 1100 - 1400 height 8 1/2in (21.5cm)
US$ 6,000 - 9,000
€4,300 - 6,500
withdrawn
Auction Details
Lot Details
Chimu Silver Janus Beaker, ca. A.D. 1100 - 1400
height 8 1/2in (21.5cm)

Provenance:
American Private Collection, acquired in the 1930s

Finely cast, on conical base, each face with classic arched nose and enlarged eyes below an elaborate snake and jaguar headdress, leading to a circular opening at the top.

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