Pedestal quero (qero, kero) with musicians

Inca (Inka)
17th–18th century
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General Description

This pedestal cup resembles the Spanish-style goblet, and this form became incorporated into the repertoire of Andean quero designs. The wide-brim hats worn by the figures on this pedestal cup suggest its production within the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

Adapted from

Kimberly L. Jones, PhD, Inca: Conquests of the Andes / Los Incas y las conquistas de los Andes, Label text [1983.W.1855; 1983.W.1856; 1983.W.1857; 1983.W.1858], 2015.