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Aymara Ritual Cup


Aymara ritual silver cup


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Item-Number:740022
Item-Description:Aymara ritual silver cup
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Origin:Bolivia Andes - Aymara
Dimensions:Height 4.7 cm
Age:19th century
Provenance:Collected Bolivia 1974 from a local family
Condition:Good condition (item uncleaned)
Notes:Known as awarint kupanaka; such cups were used across the Andes by Quechua Chipaya and Aymera Indians to offer blessings of cane alcohol during rituals


Price: £110


  

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