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Masque de chouette, env. 300 av. J.-C. - 300 ap. J.-C.

Pérou, Moche / Viru, précoce / moyen Mochica, style Loma Negra

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Hans Marcus (1912-1992), Düsseldorf, Germany H: 6,3 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

copper sheet, cut and folded, surface with a green cupric oxide patination, inlay (bone)

The Moche people were among the most skilled and innovative metalsmiths in the Americas. The Moche valued copper highly and placed copper items in important burials.

This object is subject to the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Protection Act. Export documents are required for export (subjected to a fee)