Bronze Tumi


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An excellent Inca bronze tumi with full size Feline

Price: € 4.200,--

Size: 8,2 x 9,5 cm

Period: Peru c. 1350-1500 AD.

Material: Bronze

Condtion: Very Good


Similar example is house at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Accession Number : 64.228.242; the “1874 German Bilder Atlas”

and in “Cobra Del Antiguo Peru".

More details

  • This ceremonial knife has a short thick handle and a rarer oval shaped Half-moon gilded blade.

    The finial has a very detailed feline lying down on a rectangular platform.

    Mouth opened with teeth exposed.

    Eyes, ears, spots and overall body are well formed.

    This item is presented  in partnership with, an U.S.A. dealer, specializing in High quality Pre-Columbian art.