Stirrup-spout bottle in the form of a duck

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Culture/People
probably Chimú (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Erich J. Wurzweiler (Erich Jacob Wurzweiler), Non-Indian, 1889-1968
Seller
Erich J. Wurzweiler (Erich Jacob Wurzweiler), Non-Indian, 1889-1968
Object Name
Stirrup-spout bottle in the form of a duck
Media/Materials
Pottery, clay slip
Techniques
Mold-made, coiled/hand built, modeled, slipped, burnished
Dimensions
25 x 12.05 x 24.05 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
North Coast; Peru (inferred)
Date created
AD 900–1470 (Late Intermediate period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Erich Jacob Wurzweiler (1889-1968, a New York City textile buyer and salesman); purchased by MAI from Erich Wurzweiler in 1966.
Catalog Number
23/6883
Barcode
236883.000
See related items
Chimú (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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