Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • flask, late 1800s–1945
  • Where object was made: Lima, Peru
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 23.5 x 18 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 1/4 x 7 1/16 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of Francis D. Donnigan
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4724

The bottle has a roughly circular body and a cylindrical neck. One side has a face modeled on it. There are triangular shapes on either side of the face with flower designs on it. The area above the face is semicircular but appears undecorated. The other side of the bottle has a sun with a face near the top. The remainder is covered with grooves. It is black.