Date: late 16th century
Medium: Wood (escallonia ?), pigmented resin inlay
Dimensions: Height 8-5/8 in.
Credit Line: Bequest of Arthur M. Bullowa, 1993
Accession Number: 1994.35.14
The puma and parrot registers are also interspersed with tocapus, Inkan heraldic devices whose meaning is still unclear. The repetitive unidirectional animal friezes suggest an early date.