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Bird Bottle

Date:
7th–8th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Moche
Medium:
Ceramic, slip
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 5/8 in. (21.91 cm)
Other: 6 1/2 in. (16.51 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Containers
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Cummings, 1964
Accession Number:
64.228.8
Not on view
Bruno J. Wassermann-San Blas Collection, Buenos Aires, Argentina, acquired by 1938, until 1954; Nathan Cummings, Chicago, 1954–1964

Wassermann-San Blás, Bruno John. Céramicas del antiguo Perú de la colección Wassermann-San Blás. Buenos Aires: Bruno John Wassermann-San Blás, 1938, no. 91, p. 57.

Sawyer, Alan Reed. Ancient Peruvian Ceramics: The Nathan Cummings Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1966, no. 35, p. 33.

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