Spout-and-bridge bottle: monkey figure

DATE:
300–100 BCE
MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
Ceramic and slips
CLASSIFICATION:
Containers
DIMENSIONS:
6 7/8 × 7 3/4 × 3 3/4 in. (17.46 × 19.69 × 9.53 cm)
DEPARTMENT:
Arts of the Americas
LOCATION:
Ancient Art of the Americas - A. H. Meadows Galleries, Level 4
CREDIT LINE:
Dallas Museum of Art, The Nora and John Wise Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jake L. Hamon, the Eugene McDermott Family, Mr. and Mrs. Algur H. Meadows and the Meadows Foundation, Incorporated, and Mr. and Mrs. John D. Murchison
OBJECT NUMBER:
1976.W.90

Fun Facts

  • In his 1976 report, Junius B. Bird, curator emeritus of South American archaeology at the American Museum of Natural History, notes: "***P33 Form of spotted, standing animal with monkey? face. Compare with P31. Tapered spout and bridge handle, a form which is non-Mochica but came into Peru with Gallinazo-Viru style ceramics."