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Vessel in the form of a Duck


Artist Unknown (Moche)


1st-8th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Vessel in the form of a Duck, Artist Unknown (Moche)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 7 1/8 x 8 3/8 x 4 3/8 in. (18.1 x 21.27 x 11.11 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru, Andean region
Culture: Moche, South America, Peru, Andean region
Style: 1st-8th century
Inscriptions: Sticker on bottom, on sticker: [4/91335]; on bottom, on sticker: [I6I/794]
Physical Description: red clay vessel decorated in cream and red; C-shaped handle from duck's head to back, with a spout at center
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the Weiser Family Foundation
Accession Number: 2002.197
Added to Site: February 28, 2009