Bottle

About this object

Narrative

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

Stirrup spout bottle with pedestal, in the shape and appearance of a chirimoya fruit. Small circles and vertical rectangles simulating fruit seeds cover body. False handle in horizontal position at tubular spout base. Well preserved.