Apr 9, 2010
Apr 9, 2010
Apr 9, 2010
Apr 9, 2010
Apr 9, 2010
Apr 9, 2010

Feline Vessel

Feline Vessel

AD 200–850

Ceramic

Overall: 17 x 14 x 19.8 cm (6 11/16 x 5 1/2 x 7 13/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2010.4

Location

Did you know?

The Moche were known for their fine animal representations.

Description

This darkware vessel is early Moche and demonstrates the transition from earlier North Coast cultures, which used smudge firing and post-fire pigmentation, to Moche times, which saw the adoption of new, higher-oxygen firing technologies and the use of slips applied before firing.

See also
Collection: 
AA - Andes
Department: 
Art of the Americas
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Medium: 
Ceramic

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