Lot 206

A PRE-COLUMBIAN BLACKSTONE DOUBLE-HEADED MORTAR Valdivia-Chorrera culture, Ecuador, Circa 1500 B.C. With short squat legs, surmounted by the shallow bowl, the flattened head with incised facial features, with an upright angled tail terminating in a head, 12cm long, 8cm high, Provenance: French private collection.

Estimate: £400-£500