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

Vase like jar with flat base, globular body and long spout. Spout has slightly everted sides at top, below thick rim. Four low panels with dots and pelicans in relief (two without wings). Molded manufacture; polished surface. Well preserved.