About this object


Rosita Tovell's father was a collector of Peruvian pre-Columbian ceramics. Rosita moved to Peru in the early 1960s, while her husband served as ambassador to Peru and Bolivia. During this time Rosita began to study and collect pre-Columbian Peruvian ceramics and textiles.

Physical description

Round bowl with two applied feline heads near inverted rim. Band between two heads is divided by double diagonal lines, and has small profile birds in the interspace. Black decoration and cream slip. Molded manufacture. Complete.