Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • bottle, late 1800s–1918
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19 x 17 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/2 x 6 11/16 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Bruce Merwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4736

The ceramic bottle has a globular body and a short neck with a flared rim. The rim is painted with red-brown paint, not to be confused with a dark brown repair at the rim. One small loop handle is present on the body and there is a remnant of a handle opposite.