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Small jar with low neck and two tiny loop handles extending from rim to jar's shoulder. Red slip paint is darkened by fire-clouding on one side.

Provenance

Acquired from dealers in Ecuador or Peru by William and Shirley Epstein in the 1960's; to MFA, November 1995, gift of William and Shirley Epstein.

Credit Line

Gift of William and Shirley Epstein

Unknown, A.D. 100–1534

Object Place

Ecuador

Dimensions

4.8 x 5.8 cm (1 7/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1995.748

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware