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Pre-Columbian Moche culture - squatting man in poncho - 19.5 cm

Lot reference 17945915
Pre-Columbian Moche culture - squatting man in poncho - 19.5 cm

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About 300-500 AD - Northern Coastal area Peru

Origin: Peru
Material: Earthenware
Condition: Repaired
Century/ Timeframe: 300 - 500 na Chr.
Culture: Pre-Columbian
Dimensions (in cm): 19,5 cm
Object: Pre-Columbiaanse Moche figuur in poncho

Pre-Columbian figure of a squatting man with poncho.

Size: 19.5 cm high
Condition: good, with restoration to one eye, the chin and one foot.
Headpiece restored with small visible fault lines and defects.

Provenance: French auction house
Authenticity guaranteed.

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Feedback score: 99.0
Reviews given: 210
Member since: May 16, 2009
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    This seller is dishonest, they never send us the invoice, and send us a piece certificate without any value, the certificate is a paper made by himself, without any value.
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    antoniofrazaocoutinho December 8, 2018

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    I’m sorry your (unrealistic) expectations have not been met.
    However, I did send you the invoice on your request (as can be proved by Catawiki) and a certificate made by me, as a Pre-Columbian art dealer.
    If you go to any auctionhouse or dealer you will never receive a “real” certificate. They make it themselves as well.
    The only reliable test of authenticity is a TL test made in a laboratory that costs € 260 to make.
    Some of my (more expensive) items have such a test and certificate.
    If so this is mentioned in the items description.
    What did you expect for your €40 small pottery head?
    Where did you read a certificate was included?
    It is absurd to make such a test for it....
    I am proud of my more then 200 positive feedbacks from my valued and knowledgeable customers, with over 500 items sold.
    Please take some time and read their positive feedback.
    I know and trust they value my items and have realistic expectations.
    Your feedback shows you don’t.
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    Excellent service and great communication.
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    urolmaas December 3, 2018

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    Excelente vendedor 100% recomendado
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    ovi1425 November 17, 2018

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    Nur mal so am Rande bemerkt, obwohl ich die Versandkosten beim Kauf akzeptiert habe, fand ich diese dennoch sehr hoch.
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    user-5bde8d9 November 16, 2018

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    Sono molto soddisfatto; l'oggetto non ha deluso e l'imballaggio era adeguato.
    Grazie
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    user-95eefc9 November 11, 2018

  • fast delivery, perfect packaging, object corresponding to photo and description.
    Thank you.

    user-1fda241 October 31, 2018

  • Fast shipping, excellent communication, item as described. Thanks!

    user-3e6b124 October 30, 2018

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    aspetto aspetto. siete più solleciti nelle domande che nelle risposte
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    mariaelisa76 October 26, 2018

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    les photos montraient un recollage de la tête, mais il est sur que c'est une enfant qui l'a recollée, et j'ai découvert des bavures d'une colle non professionnelle tout autour du cou, dommage
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    calibantetu October 21, 2018

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    Dear client,
    In the description of this lot you can read that the “head is reattached”
    Many detailed photographs also show this clearly.
    In your feedback you mention that you noticed yourselves on the photo’s that the head was glued. If you don’t want an item with a reattached, glued head, why did you bid on it and complain later?
    Most Pre-Columbian objects obviously come with some defects or restorations, since they are many hundreds or thousands of years old...
    Some restorations are professionally done, others are not.
    On the pictures of this item everything is shown clearly.
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    The lot has never arrived. Will not make any offers whit this seller anymore.
    (Il lotto non è mai arrivato. Non farò più nessuna offerta con questo venditore)
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    omarpontello23 October 17, 2018

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    Dear client,
    I'm very sorry the lot still did not arrive.
    As you know the first time I shipped your item it was sent back to me after a few weeks, without any explanation why.
    I shipped it a second time on 26 Sep and so far it again did not arrive.
    I asked PostNL to start an investigation with their Italian partners Eurodis who are responsible for the delivery.
    Unfortunately this can take several weeks.
    Since I've had issues with Eurodis Italia before from now on I will only use DHL to ship items to Italy.
    I hope my (many) Italian clients will get a better service from them.
    Hopefully your parcel will be found.
    If it is returned to me again I will sent it to you for the third time, but this time by DHL.
    If otherwise ofcourse you will get a full refund from me.
    Please have some more patience, although I understand you've had a lot already.
    I can only apologize for the incompetence of Eurodis, but it is beyond my control.
    I will keep you informed.
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    Nice piece, good service, no problem !
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    user-8788a29 October 6, 2018

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    OK ! Venditore disponibile e corretto
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    pfpellegrini October 5, 2018

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    conforme
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    FLIBUS October 3, 2018

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    Bien reçu!
    Emballage parfait, merci
    A bientôt j' espère.
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    Ansko September 26, 2018

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    Todo bien. Rápido envío.
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    Cainzos September 12, 2018

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    All is very fine, quick and well packaged. Thank you ! FD
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    user-12c0e21 September 7, 2018

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    Alles bestens gelaufen. Schnelle Lieferung und Artikel genau wie beschrieben.
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    DusBie August 27, 2018

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    Mooi item, goed beschreven.
    Snelle afhandeling, goed verpakt.
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    ooco August 25, 2018

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    Très bon service de livraison, objet intacte.
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    user-12c0e21 July 24, 2018

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    URGENT
    I remind you as you promised to send me ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE of authenticity of all the lots I purchased in the parcel of the next lot won.In the case of too much time you have to send by mail
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    pfpellegrini July 24, 2018

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    vendeur à recommander sans réserve - Merci
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    OTGON July 10, 2018

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    expédition rapide et soignée - Pièce conforme - vendeur sympathique à recommander sans réserve
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    OTGON July 10, 2018

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    Ottimo venditore corretto e disponibile
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    pfpellegrini June 23, 2018

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    Ottimo Venditore corretto e disponibile.
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    pfpellegrini June 23, 2018

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    Super fast, good packing and as described.
    Looking forward to next Deal.
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    Don-Rob June 11, 2018

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