About this object


Collected by Mavis Balshaw while living near Paracas, Peru, c. 1968.

Physical description

Small stirrup spout jar. Vessel is round with curved bottom, slightly taller than wide. Top is enclosed and has two spouts emerging, connected by a small curved bridge at their midpoints. Spouts, bridge, and base of pot are dark brown; a centre band of red brown is painted with two long necked, tan coloured, standing birds covered in brown spots with extended tail and raised wings.