Stirrup Vessel with Fish Monster Artist: Unknown


Ceramic; red paint on cream base


27.8 × 48.5 × 10.7 cm (10 15/16 × 19 1/8 × 4 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the grandchildren of George Hewitt Myers, B.A. 1898, M.F. 1902

Accession Number



Early Intermediate Period


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 records is ongoing.



Deposited by George Hewitt Myers at the Yale University Art Gallery in 1939, upon death of George Hewitt Myers, all tangible property was passed on to his wife, Louise Chase Myers, and upon her death, all tangible property was passed to her and George Hewitt Myers’ grandchildren.

  • Dr. Christopher B. Donnan, Donna McClelland, and Elizabeth P. Benson, Moche Fineline Painting: Its Evolution and its Artists (Los Angeles: Fowler Museum at UCLA, 1999), 46; 66; 112 (comp. ci, fig. 3.12; i.; 4.68.
  • Alan R. Sawyer, The Nathan Cummings Collection of Ancient Peruvian Art (formerly Wassermann-San Blás collection) Handbook (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1954), 26, 40 (comp.cit).

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Object/Work type

ceremonial objects, utilitarian objects, vessels

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