Pre Columbian Rare Recuay Vessel Provenance Darwin Keynes
Pre Columbian art
A charming and very rare Recuay vessel of a spotted deer , very finely made small spouted vessel of a deer with long tale and exaggerated teeth
holding and curved object: a baby deer in its mouth ( the head of the baby has been lost in antiquity.)
Pre-Columbian, northern highlands Peru, Recuay culture, ca. 200 to 600 CE.
Condition: Leg rejoined, minor wear
Measures: Size height 16 x 10 cm, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches
Provence: Ex col Richard Darwin Keynes 14 Aug 1919-12 June 2010
Great Grandson of Charles Darwin and Nephew of John Maynard Keynes.
Collected during a trip Darwin Keynes made following his grandfathers Travels in South America.