Auction ended on February 1st, 2013

12: A Moche Ai Apec Stirrup Jar - A Masterpiece!

Sold for: $3,250|ESTIMATE: $5,000 - $7,000|View Bid History|Sell a Similar Item
Pre-Columbian, Moche III, from Northern Peru, Ca 300 to 500 CE. A truly spectacular tri-color pottery stirrup jar depicting the Moche underworld (jaguar) God Ai Apec, his toothy grin, tattooed face and piercing eyes with a Janus-headed serpent in high relief atop his head representing the balance of the world - good versus evil. 9"H x 6"W. Provenance: Ex-prominent Hollywood, CA Collection Authenticity Guaranteed The starting price is the price at which the item can sell.

Condition:

Minor paint/surface wear, else choice!

Starting Bid:

$3,000.00

Buyer's Premium:

  • 18%
BID HISTORY
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$3,250.00
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$3,000.00
STARTING BID
$3,000.00
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