From: Peru | Cuzco Region | Peruvian Highlands

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Quero
Object Number 43-24-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Inca
Provenience Peru | Cuzco Region | Peruvian Highlands
Culture Area Andean
Date Made 1500-1599
Section American
Materials Wood

Tall flaring wooden cup or quero. Dark wood painted with thick lacquer of mastic in polychrome colours, prevailingly red. Band of geometric decoration around narrowest part; wide field above with naturalistic scenes with human figures, birds, and trees; smaller field at base of band naturalistic objects.

Height 20 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Width 17.5 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Credit Line Purchased from Estate of Mrs. S. F. Kilburn, 1943
Other Number L-53-1 - Old Loan Number

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