A Peruvian mayor or dignitary staff
A so called ‘mayor staff’, used during official ceremonies by a mayor or other dignitary. Northern Peru, Culture: Pre Inca, Spanish colonial period. Dated late eigteenth, early nineteenth century. Wood, silver and iron. Item comes with a custom made stand.
Private collection mr. H. B., Zeist, the Netherlands, collected in Peru in 1962. Acquired directly from the collector in 2020.
Height 140 cm., width 8 cm.