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Jar with tall, outflaring neck. Shoulder is created by four tiers, each progressively smaller as the shoulder rises towards the neck. Vertical burnishing lines visible on the lower part of the vessel. The black color was produced by a reduction firing.

Provenance

Miss. H. Louisa Brown by April 1891; to MFA, April 1891, gift of Miss. H. Louisa Brown.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss H. Louisa Brown

Sicán or early Chimú, Late Intermediate Period, A.D. 1100–1370

Object Place

Lambayeque area, North Coast, Perú

Dimensions

21.3 x 14.8 cm (8 3/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

91.151

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: black slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware