Double Vessel with one spout in the form of a Bird's Head

Chimu, North Coast Peru, Peru

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Chimu, 1100-1470

Press-molded black terracotta

Overall: 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 15/16 in. (14 x 11.5 x 7.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW

12.3.559

Geography/Culture

South America, Peru

Period

Pre-Columbian

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Exhibition History

Arts Education Services, Peter Smith Studio, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Provenance

Collected by Baron Henri Arnous de Riviere, possibly about 1865; Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900); bequeathed to Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912); bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

Old Number

Red No. 12.529

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