About This Artwork

Chimú
North coast, Peru

Double Vessel with a Foot-Massage Scene, A.D. 1200/1450

Ceramic
21.3 x 20.2 cm (8 3/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment, 1955.2402

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Ownership History

Eduard Gaffron (1861–1931), Lima, Peru, from 1892 to 1912, then Berlin, from [History of the Department report (Joanne Behrens, 1985) and correspondence in curatorial file]; by descent to his children Mercedes Gaffron, Berlin then Durham S.C. and Hans Gaffron (1902–1979), Berlin then Chicago [correspondence and documentation of the Gaffron Collection in curatorial file]; sold to the Art Institute, 1955.




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