Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Kero

Date:
late 16th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Quechua
Medium:
Wood (escallonia ?), pigmented resin inlay
Dimensions:
Height 8-5/8 in.
Classification:
Wood-Containers
Credit Line:
Bequest of Arthur M. Bullowa, 1993
Accession Number:
1994.35.14
Not on view
The puma and parrot registers are also interspersed with tocapus, Inkan heraldic devices whose meaning is still unclear. The repetitive unidirectional animal friezes suggest an early date.
[Pinata Party, New York]; Arthur M. Bullowa, New York, until (d.)1993

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