The Yossef Maiman Collection - Important Pre-Columbian Pottery and Textile Hammeriste and In Cooperation with David Ben Ami Andres Auctions (Antiquities license number 299)

A Double-Chambered Whistling Vessel with Depiction of a Viru Warrior, Viru-Gallinazo, Peru, 200 BCE-400 CE

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Start price: $500

Estimated price: $1,000 - $1,500

Buyer's premium: 22%

Sales Tax: On buyer's premium only

The warrior holds a club and and a shield, he exhibits an ornamented headdress and incised face decoration.

Height: 18.5 cm

For more details on this lot refer to the following number in the link: num 16, p. 46 (

Provenance: Jean Pierre Cottier and Fiorella Cottier-Angeli, Geneva, Switzerland. Purchased by Yossef Maiman between 2000-2008. Estate of Yossef Maiman.

Literature: Makowski, Krzystof, Rosenzweif, Alfredo, Diaz Jimenes, Maria Jesus, Offerings for the Afterlife – Peruvian Pottery from the Maiman Collection, Kal Press LTD, Israel, 2006., p. 46

Condition: For a detailed condition report, please contact us at [email protected]