Is this an Inca stone sculpture??

Discussion in 'Tribal Art' started by JamesonWest, Oct 22, 2020.

  1. JamesonWest

    JamesonWest Member

    Hey, does this stone sculpture look Inca, or is it just a repro?? Thanks.[​IMG][​IMG] 2000640656d.jpg
  2. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

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  3. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    Whatever it is, looking at the base, it looks 'newly' cut......FWIW!!!
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  4. JamesonWest

    JamesonWest Member

    Thanks everyone, i saw it for sale at an auction house and it was advertised as a genuine inca sculpture, so I was just curious!
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  5. 2manybooks

    2manybooks Well-Known Member

    I agree, it does not look old. It may be (loosely) based on ceramic figures created by the Chancay people (Peru, 1200-1450 AD), know as cuchimilco. These often have a similar triangular face, decorated with geometric designs and hash marks. They are also often reproduced. Most of the examples I could find as illustration are without good provenance, but they will give you an idea of what I think the inspiration of your item might be:
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  6. Octaviano

    Octaviano Member

    A repro my friend
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