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Pre-Columbian Moche Culture. Lambayeque Valley Peru 19cm to 20cm Diameter. Circa 15 x 26cm incl. Headdress.

Lot reference 12434631

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Moche Culture. Lambayeque Valley Peru. Circa 200-500 A.D.

Please find attached photos of how it looked like before and after professional restoration. The headdress was completely eroded and has been fully restored to it's former glory.

Moche Culture. Lambayeque Valley Peru. Circa 200-500 A.D. MEASUREMENTS: Circa 19cm to 20cm Diameter. Circa 15cm Height to Band. Circa 26cm Height incl. Headdress. WEIGHT: Circa 318grs
Moche Culture. Lambayeque Valley Peru. Circa 200-500 A.D.
PROVENANCE: The P.S. Collection, Germany, acquired in 2005 to 2011.
Private Spanish Collection, M. J. Mosquera, acquired in the 1960`s to 2005.
MATERIAL: Copper

CONDITION: The surface has been fully restored by a professional restorer and preserved to it's former glory. The item presented a green to brown patina, with flaking parts, traces of corrosion. Should it had been left in it's former state the Headdress would have corroded. Comes in a custom made Cedar Wood Exhibition/Transport Box. Comes with Documentation.
Shall be sent via Insured Courier Service

DESCRIPTION: A remarkable copper crown dating back circa 200-500 A.D. Moche Culture. Lambayeque Valley Peru. This rare crown featuring the four warriors around the crown by repoussé technique around the crown. A headdress ornament, with three hanging dangles and Moche head applique rising above. Archaeological studies have revealed that Moche cities were governed by warrior-priest rulers. Depictions on Moche pottery have revealed that these rulers oftentimes wore …

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