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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Pre-Columbian; Chimú-Inca
Title:Stirrup spout bottle with bird, lizard, and monkey adorno
Date Made:1470–1532; Late Horizon
Type:Container; Ceramic
Materials:ceramic
Place Made:South America; Peru; North Coast
Measurements:Overall: 7 1/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 18.1 cm x 11.4 cm x 13.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2013.33
Credit Line:Gift of the Finberg family in memory of Donald Finberg (Class of 1953)
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Description:
This bottle's round, stout body and half dome spout are covered in a cracked grey glaze. The curved spout is stylized as the body of a lizard with a swirl-decorated bird's head perched on top of it.

Tags:
food; nature; animals; drinks; fish

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