Jar in the Form of a Human Head with Face Painting and Showing Teeth
Peruvian North Coast (Object made in)
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B.J. (Bruno John) Wassermann-San Blas, Ceramics del Antiguo Peru de la Collection Wassermann-San Blas [with introduction by Heinz Lehmann] (Wassermann-San Blas, Buenos Aires, 1938), p. 174, cat. 304 (ill.).
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 Art Institute, 1958.
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