Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Double-spout and bridge vessel with jaguar

A.D. 700–850

Ceramic with pigment

15 x 3 cm (5 7/8 x 1 3/16 in.)
Gift of the grandchildren of George Hewitt Myers, B.A. 1898, M.F. 1902
2014.27.20
Culture: 
Central Andes, Wari, Pachacamac style
Period: 
Middle Horizon
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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.

Bibliography: 

Kathleen Berrin and Dr. Christopher B. Donnan, The Spirit of Ancient Peru: Treasures from the Museo Arqueológico Rafael Larco Herrera, exh. cat. (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1997), 175, no. 117.

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