Negative-Painted Spotted Vessel with Bird-Head Spout
Peru (Object made in)
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B. J. Wassermann (Bruno John), Buenos Aires, by 1938 [possibly acquired by descent from unnamed grandmother, Argentina, according to personal statement in Ceramics del Antiguo Peru de la Collection Wassermann-San Blas, 1938]; sold to Nathan Cummings (1896–1985), Chicago, 1954; given to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., 1962; by exchange to the Art Institute, 1963 [documentation in curatorial file].
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