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Stirrup-Spout Bottle

Date:
12th–5th century B.C.
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Cupisnique
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H. 9 5/8 x W. 5 1/2 in. (24.4 x 5 1/2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Containers
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.40
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
Louis Slavitz, New York, until 1959; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1959, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1959–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

Rowe, John H. Chavin Art: An Inquiry into its Form and Meaning. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, 1962.

Museum of Primitive Art. Masterpieces in the Museum of Primtive Art: Africa, Oceania, North America, Mexico, Central to South America, Peru. Handbook series. New York, NY: Museum of Primitive Art, 1965.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 473.

The American Federation of Arts. Primitive Art Masterworks: an exhibition jointly organized by the Museum of Primitive Art and the American Federation of Arts, New York. New York: The American Federation of Arts, 1974, no. 31.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 242.

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