Feline Vessel, Ceramic, postfired paint, Paracas

Feline Vessel

Date:
4th–2nd century B.C.
Geography:
Peru, Ica Valley
Culture:
Paracas
Medium:
Ceramic, postfired paint
Dimensions:
H. 6 7/8 x W. 3 5/8 x D. 8 1/4 in. (17.5 x 9.2 x 21 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Containers
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1148
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, until 1965]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1965, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

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. 480.

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. 33.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 230.