'Ancient' Pot From Peru

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Description:'Ancient' pot from Peru, made by the Chimu, brought from Lima in 1880.

The pot is an anthropomorphic Chimu reduction fired blackware, with press moulding decoration. The pot has a rounded oval body with applied animal head, moulded legs and a stirrup spout and was produced between 900 and 1476.

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Donor ref: LEAMG : M110.1915.4 (60/23207)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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