About this object


Probably from the Late Paracas Period.

Physical description

Double spout light gray-brown bottle with compressed ovoid body, flat base and horizontal bridge handle. Incised decoration of a feline "mask" with large rear paws extending well beyond the blind spout, trapeze-like pupils in eyes, Z fret band below mouth. Traces of red-brown, orange and black. Slightly burnished surface; molded manufacture. Broken and repaired.