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Moche Bronze Warrior Finial

An elaborately cast handle or finial in the form of a standing warrior holding a shield and spear in his right hand, a stoppered bottle in his left hand and a stirrup bottle by his right foot.

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Product Description

An elaborately cast handle or finial in the form of a standing warrior holding a shield and spear in his right hand, a stoppered bottle in his left hand and a stirrup bottle by his right foot. Several stoppered bottles attached to his back and around his feet. Wearing a double crescent headdress. An openwork diamond shape support extends from the base platform. Deep blue-green surface patina. Intact, excellent condition. Provenance: Private CT collection.

Additional information

Circa

500-800 A.D.

Origin

Peru

Dimensions

5 in