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Vessel with Lobster Motif

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Artist Unknown (Moche)

Date

400-499

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Vessel with Lobster Motif, Artist Unknown (Moche)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 8 x 8 1/2in. (20.3 x 21.6cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru, Andean region
Culture: Moche, South America, Peru, Andean region
Style: 5th century
Physical Description: Stirrup-handle jar with a crab modelled in full relief on top. The crab is painted in reddish brown with details in cream on a cream slip ground. Lower part of jar painted in the same reddish brown and burnished.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 44.41.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009