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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Pre-Hispanic; Chancay
Title:One handle bottle in form of person playing flute (chino)
Date Made:1000-1476
Type:Container; Ceramic
Materials:ceramic
Place Made:South America; Peru; Lima Region
Measurements:Overall: 6 1/16 in x 4 7/8 in x 4 in; 15.4 cm x 12.4 cm x 10.2 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2013.35
Credit Line:Gift of the Finberg family in memory of Donald Finberg (Class of 1953)
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Description:
On this cylindrical bottle, clay embellishments form the eyes, ears, and hands of a man playing a flute. The artist uses a light black paint on the body of the vessel and adds a handle on one side.

Tags:
music; figures; flutes; drinks; containers; anthropomorphic; musical instruments

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