Wide mouthed. Painted representing a prisoner (arms tied behind back have been broken away); feet crossed
Wide mouthed vessel with an effigy-anthropomorphic body, no neck/collar, rounded rim, unknown (missing?) handles on the vessel, and a flat base. The vessel is shaped like a captive sitting cross-legged with his arms behind his back. The figure has modeled and added nose, hat, arms, and legs. The face is painted delineating the facial features in orange, red, and black. A design on the captive's tunic is painted in black. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior and a smoothed 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 object in black ink on the bottom of the base. Black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "1796."
William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
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