Seller: rodrogrs (758) 100%, Location: Merrick, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 122239813634 For your consideration is a large blackware globular bottle with two decorative "wave" panels and a rope handle connecting the shoulder and the tapered spout. 8” (20 cm) high x 6” (15.2 cm) wide x 6.5" (16.5 cm) . Assembled exclusively from original parts to "good condition." BOTTLE WITH ROPE HANDLE Chimú, North Coast of Peru Circa 1400 C.E. Provenance: Acquired by seller in 1976 at Sotheby's Parke-Bernet New York City Galleries. $45 shipping, "Delivery Confirmation" tracking service and full insurance coverage within continental U.S.A NY residents add 8.6% sales tax within continental U.S. Overseas buyer, add $95 shipping.Customs and/or other importation costs -- if any -- are the sole responsibility of the buyer. Use PayPal for immediate shipment; payment is expected within two days of auction’s end. Bidders with fewer than ten (or private) "feedback" listings must contact seller before bidding to verify ID or bid may be declined. GUARANTEE OF AUTHENTICITYThe authenticity of this artifact is fully guaranteed by the seller, retire scholar and longtime Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers, certified Specialist in Pre-Columbian Art. Your figure will be carefully packed, insured and promptly shipped with a signed and registeredCertificate of Authenticity that includes a description, photo, dimensions and cultural provenance. If not to U.S. buyer’s satisfaction, this artwork may be returned as shipped within thirty days of purchase for a purchase price refund minus 10% re-stocking fee for return of item in original condition and shipping materials. This seller has been a conscientious collector and dedicated scholar of New World antiquities for over a half-century. He has complied with UNESCO, federal/local legislation and never consciously acquired, traded in or sold illicitly recovered antiquities. CAVEAT EMPTOR: The prospective buyer is advised to acquire New World antiquities ONLY from recognized Pre-Columbian Art specialists and pay a legitimate price for authentic antiquities with legal provenance and bonafide guarantees of authenticity. Keep in mind that a “Certificate of Authenticity” is only as valid as the issuer’s credentials and expertise. Unrealistically low prices for forgeries, reproductions, illegal or mis-attributed artifacts offered by uninformed or venal vendors are ultimately not bargains at all. All rights reserved for all countries. No part of the contents of this page may be reproduced without prior written permission of the seller. Copyright © Rod Rogers, 2016.