Stirrup Spout


From: Peru

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 39-20-39
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Moche
Provenience Peru
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Musician | Man | Conch Trumpet

Man Blowing Conch Trumpet. Red ware; red and white paint. Flanged flat base; body more than hemispherical. Figure of a man standing on top and blowing a conch shell trumpet. Wears tunic and girdle and helmet with crescentic battle-axe flanked by two saucer-shaped discs. Stirrup spout.

Height 24 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939

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