Description: A pottery beaker in debased Tiahuanaco style, the vessel fabric is orange earthenware, with an orange-red slip decorated with red bands around the rim and lower body and traces of black geometric decoration. Vessel has flat base and a short thumb spur handle on the lower body. Rim repaired with five rim shards (one large) refixed, minor chips to rim and the decoration much worn.
Size: 122 mm/4.9 ins. high
Date: c. 200-700 A.D.
Provenance: With Bonhams, Tribal Art Sale, Knightsbridge, London, 2 July 2003 (Sale no. 10193) (Part of Lot 18).
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