Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fox Head Bottle

5th–7th century
Ceramic, slip
Overall: 12 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (31.12 x 16.51 cm)
Other: 6 1/2 in. (16.51 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Nathan Cummings, 1963
Accession Number:
Not on view
Bruno J. Wassermann-San Blas Collection, Buenos Aires, Argentina, acquired by 1938, until 1954; Nathan Cummings, Chicago, 1954–1963

Wassermann-San Blás, Bruno John. Céramicas del antiguo Perú de la colección Wassermann-San Blás. Buenos Aires: Bruno John Wassermann-San Blás, 1938, no. 172, p. 99.

Sawyer, Alan Reed. The Nathan Cummings Collection of Ancient Peruvian Art (Formerly Wasserman-San Blas Collection). Chicago, 1954, p. 8.

Sawyer, Alan Reed. Ancient Peruvian Ceramics: The Nathan Cummings Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1966, no. 61, p. 45.

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