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Creator Nationality: North American; Central American; Mesoamerican
Creator Name-CRT: Peru, North Coast, Cupisnique style (1200-200 BC)
Title: Vessel with Stirrup Spout
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -50
Creation End Date: -20
Creation Date: 500-200 BC
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: Earthenware
Dimensions: Overall: 22.8cm x 15.4cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1968.192
Credit Line: Purchase, Bequest of Helen Humphreys
The stirrup spout first appeared on the North Coast in the ceramics of the Cupisnique culture, a Chavín contemporary, and remained an important North Coast spout form until the time of the Spanish conquest. It probably had symbolic meaning, now lost.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1968.192
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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