Object photography

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Object description

  • Peruvian artist
  • Bottle, 1000
  • Clay
  • Peru
  • H: 7 7/8 in (H: 20.0 cm)
  • Gift of H. Nichols, 1836
  • E6809


East India Marine Society Collection


This is a black clay bottle. It has an ovoid body with a slightly rounded base. The bottle features a stylized human face with prominent features on the neck of the jug. Short arms rest on the top of the body of the pottery. The jug has a flat horizontal loop handle.

Exhibition History

  • Uncommon Legacies: Native American Art from the Peabody Essex Museum, Washington State Historical Society; October 11, 2005 through February 09, 2006