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double chambered bridge-spout vessel
  • unknown Chimú maker
    active 900–1470
  • double chambered bridge-spout vessel, 1100–1475
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • ceramic, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 21 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 8 1/4 x 4 3/4 in
  • Gift of James Frink and Mimi Kaplysh in memory of Margaret Frink
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0092

Black ceramic pot with two round forms connected by a handle, with a human head and face on top of the first round form, two birds featured on front of first round form and a spout on top of the second round form. Partial flower between two round forms, both round forms are decorated with round dot design, main vessel mold form, birds and floral design incised.