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Flask-shaped jar with tall vertical neck and two strap handles extending from the lower part of the neck to the flask's upper shoulder. The neck is painted with a diagonal stripe of brown on cream slip. The front and back of the flask are decorated with a cream-slipped rectangular panel...

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Provenance

To Josiah and Charlotte Fisher, received as a gift in Peru in 1961; to MFA, December 1987, gift of Josiah and Charlotte Fisher.

Credit Line

Gift of Josiah H. V. and Charlotte P. Fisher

Chancay, Late Intermediate Period, A.D. 800–1550

Object Place

Central Coast, Perú

Dimensions

23.5 x 17.8 x 11.2 cm (9 1/4 x 7 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1987.639

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: brown and cream slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware