Ad #1229
Publish on 06-28-2020
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Country: Nederland
Den Haag
395.00 €


Moche, double bodied parrot whistling vessel
Ca. 100 - 400 AD.
A fine, double chambered, bridge-spouted, whistling vessel. The frontal chamber in form of a parrot having a large hook beak, perforated eyes and ears. All perforations being part of the whistle mechanism in the animal's head producing a strong sound. Fired in a reducted atmosphere resulting in a grey black surface.

Excellent, saved for a chip to rim of spout and a very minor chip to the animal's head. Nice earthen and mineral deposits.

Ca. 100 - 400 AD.
H. 12,5 cm - 4.9 inch / L. 19,5 cm - 7.68 inch
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