Nice Pre-columbian Moche Fox Figural Jug
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Nice Pre-columbian Moche Fox Figural Jug:
NICE PRE-COLUMBIAN MOCHE FOX FIGURAL JUGOrigin:
North Coast - PeruDates:
500 A.D. ApproximatelyMaterial:
5 3/4" (14.5 cm) HeightProvenance:
Private CollectionWonderful Moche globular jug, decorated with a anthropomorphic fox with extended tongue and rectangular panels on the globular body, painted in cream over a reddish brown slip.
Foxes are often depicted as warriors in Moche art. Their role in religion perhaps derives from their behavior in the natural world. Foxes hunt and capture small prey, as warriors would fight and capture prisoners. As foxes are nocturnal and live in underground burrows, they are also associated with the world of the dead.
Overall excellent condition, with minor chips on the rim and two small probe holes and deposits.Our Guarantee Buy with complete confidence, every item we sell is certified authentic as described and comes with our lifetime guarantee of authenticity. We also offer a 30 days no questions asked return policy. If you win the artifact and are not completely happy with your purchase for any reason, simply return it for a refund. All artifacts we sell are thoroughly researched prior to sale to ensure the most accurate descriptions and provenance possible.Shipping InformationMost of our items are sent by 1st class registered airmail. You can ugprade to Express airmail shipping (EMS) for between $10 and $20 additional to the normal shipping cost.For additional items that are combined in the same purchase we offer free shipping or little additional payment whithin the same 7 day period. In this case, please advice us ahead of time. S&H CHARGES - REGISTERED AIR MAILAnywhere in The AmericasU.S. $ 20.00Other than The AmericasU.S. $ 25.00