• Culture/People:

    probably Moche (Mochica) (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Stirrup-spout vessel

  • Date created:

    AD 400-700

  • Place:

    Río Chicama valley; Ascope Province; La Libertad Region; Peru

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Mold-made, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Excavated by Thomas Hewitt Myring (ca. 1861-1916, employed by a mining company with interests in South America), probably between 1890 and 1895; sold to Henry Van Den Bergh (1851-1937, Dutch margarine manufacturer and art collector living in London) in 1909; purchased in 1927 in London, England, by George Heye for MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    28.8 x 14.8 cm

  • Catalog number:


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