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Effigy bottle
800 CE-1000 CE

Medium
earthenware
Measurements
20.8 × 14.1 × 10.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
Chimor, north coast Peru, Peru
Accession Number
2004.339
Department
Pre-Columbian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Todd Barlin, Governor, 2004
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A rounded flask vessel with handle: the spout terminates in the form of an agonised human figure, the hands coming off the main vessel. On the side is a pelican or stork motif. Burnished black glaze overall.