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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Stirrup Vessel with Moon Beast

A.D. 100–800

Ceramic with pigment

27 × 15 cm (10 5/8 × 5 7/8 in.)
Gift of Margaret S. and Linus Travers, B.A. 1958, M.A.T. 1959, from the collection of Arnold F. Strauss, M.D.
2018.71.1
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, North Coast, Moche
Period: 
Early Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

ex-collection: Arnold F. Strauss, M.D, 1902 – 1965

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.