Lambayeque-Huari 'Anthropomorphic Dog' Vessel 010675

Lambayeque-Huari 'Anthropomorphic Dog' Vessel 010675
Ancient Lambayeque-Huari 'Anthropomorphic Dog' Vessel
Pottery, 22.5 cm x 13.75 cm [9 x 5.5 inches]. Transitional vessel from the Lambayeque to the Huari with polychrome pigments. Contrasting smoky white with dark grey are used to enhance the features of this portrayal. Fanged face with a ferocious look, round standing ears and relief facial structure. The tongue is out, which indicates a blood sucking character on the beast. Restored from fragments.

 
This item was accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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