Rare Pair of Vessels Depicting Birthing Llamas, Lambayeque Valley,
ca. A.D. 1100 - 1300
Earthenware with cream slip and painted highlights
heights 6in (15.2cm); widths 7 1/4in (18.4cm)
Stanley Marcus Collection, Texas
Bill Freeman, New Mexico, acquired from the above prior to 1970
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Each vessel exceptionally detailed with the llamas feet bound with the baby just beginning to exit the womb.