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Stirrup vessel jaguar or puma, c. 450 - 550 AD

Peru, Moche IV

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Michael Beckmann, Marburg, Germany H: 9.3 inch;
L: 8.7 inch
1500 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance


The jaguar was an important power symbol throughout the pre-Hispanic world, with whom rulers, warriors, hunters and shamans identified.

Berrin, Kathleen (ed.), The spirit of ancient Peru, San Francisco 1998, p. 32 f.
This object is subject to the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Protection Act. Export documents are required for export (subjected to a fee)