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Figurine of a seated deer


Artist Unknown (late Moche-early Chimu)


8th-11th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Figurine of a seated deer, Artist Unknown (late Moche-early Chimu)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware
Size: 7 3/4 x 7 x 7 in. (19.7 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru, Northern Coast
Culture: late Moche-early Chimu, South America, Peru, Northern Coast
Style: 8th-11th century
Physical Description: Figurine of Seated Deer with Stirrup Spout attached from neck to rear; legs are folded underneath the body and the head is turned perpendicular to the body; red-brown slip, orangeware clay
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Arthur and Lucille Weiss
Accession Number: 77.56.13
Added to Site: February 28, 2009