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stirrup spout vessel in the form of a spondylus shell
  • Chimú peoples
    active 900–1470
  • stirrup spout vessel in the form of a spondylus shell, 1100–1475
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • ceramic, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 12 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of James Frink and Mimi Kaplysh in memory of Margaret Frink
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0095
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Description

Light brown ceramic pot, thorny oyster (spondylus shell) design, arch handle, spout on top of handle, body decorated with round dot design. Molded form. Solid round base.