Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Stirrup Vessel with Bundled Figure

A.D. 100–750

Ceramic with pigment

18.1 × 11.3 × 11.79 cm (7 1/8 × 4 7/16 × 4 5/8 in.)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.86
Geography: 
Central Andes, Peru
Culture: 
Central Andes, North Coast, Moche
Period: 
Early Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

From the collection of Erika Hughes, Hughes Bequest.

Bibliography: 

“Portrait Vessel of a Captive,” http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/8808?search_no=69&index=140 (accessed 9/22/2015).

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.