Jar modeled in the form of a seated, anthropomorphic fox. The vessel may be of 20th-century origin but made from an ancient, Moche mold. The surface is covered with a dull, black, slip-like coating that may have been fired onto the piece.
Edward William Hooper (1839-1901), Boston, by 1878; to MFA, December 1878, gift of Edward William Hooper.
Gift of E. W. Hooper
Moche / modern casting (?), Early Intermediate Period / modern era, A.D. 50–800 / 20th century