Stirrup Spout Bottle with Tattoed Head, Ceramic, slip, pigment, Moche

Stirrup Spout Bottle with Tattoed Head

Date:
2nd–5th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Moche
Medium:
Ceramic, slip, pigment
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 3/4 x 5 5/8 in. (27.31 x 14.3 cm)
Other: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Containers
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Cummings, 1964
Accession Number:
64.228.24
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. 294, p. 169.

Sawyer, Alan Reed. Ancient Peruvian Ceramics: The Nathan Cummings Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1966, no. 38, p. 35.