Effigy Jar


From: Peru

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 54-14-8
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chimu
Provenience Peru
Culture Area Andean
Date Made 1000-1476 CE
Section American
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Fruit

Fruit. Black ware. Body more-or-less lentoid in section with blossom in centre of flat face; high cylindrical neck with flat overhanging rim; handle from neck to body in form of a monkey with hands in relief on vessel neck and tail in relief on vessel body.

Height 18.5 cm
Width 11.8 cm
Thickness 11 cm
Credit Line Gift of A. V. Kidder, II, 1954

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