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Blackware Jar with Single Spout

A squat oval-shaped ceramic jar, painted black, with a cylindrical top and two very small handles on either side of the top. Some visible paint loss.
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  • A squat oval-shaped ceramic jar, painted black, with a cylindrical top and two very small handles on either side of the top. Some visible paint loss.

Date:

A.D. 1200/1450

Artist:

Chimú
North coast, Peru

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Chimú

Title

Blackware Jar with Single Spout

Origin

North Coast

Date

Made 1200–1450

Medium

Ceramic

Dimensions

H. 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Nathan Cummings

Reference Number

1958.663

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