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

Bottle with stirrup spout with globular body and ring base. Orange-brown slip with cream decoration. Three panels with high relief profile dogs, divided by bands of pyramids with step pattern at sides, and zigzag designs. Well preserved.