The William (Billy) Jamieson Collection Live Auction of Decorative Arts

April 29, 2014

LOT 43
Peruvian Chimu Copper Tumi, 900 - 1400 A. D.
  • Peruvian Chimu Copper Tumi, 900 - 1400 A. D.
  • Peruvian Chimu Copper Tumi, 900 - 1400 A. D.

43

Peruvian Chimu Copper Tumi, 900 - 1400 A. D.

with incised figural decoration

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $780
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

These ceremonial blades were included in the mummification wrapping as symbols of power and authority. The textile imprint can be seen on the heavy verdigris of this example.