Stirrup Spout Vessel


From: Peru | Peru, North Coast

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 68-5-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Moche
Provenience Peru | Peru, North Coast
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Canine

Canine Figure, Sitting. Red clay vessel. White helmet painted on head. Sitting with legs crossed. Forelegs serve as arms. Shirt painted on 1/2 of shirt is white and other red with white dots. Band of red with white dots encircles waist. Red tail on back. There is a curved handle (stirrup spout) on back connecting head and tail. There is an opening in the handle.

Height 22 cm
Width 18 cm
Outside Diameter 21.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Windsor Hall Galleries, 1968

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