ornamented with animal heads. see 26806
Cup or 'qero' with a flaring body, no neck/collar, rounded rim, no handles, and a flat base. No molded/modeled additions. The vessel is painted with two bands of double sided animal heads in white, black, orange, red, and purple?. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior and a burnished finish on the interior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange in color. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "2116."
William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
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