A Chancay fawn terracotta pottery jug, Peru, c. 1000-1400 A.D.

A Chancay fawn terracotta pottery jug, Peru, c. 1000-1400 A.D.

Code: 2647

£135.00
 

Description: A fawn terracotta round-bottomed pottery jug with globular body, collared neck and a single handle extending from below the rim to the upper shoulder, a protruding zoomorphic head modelled on one side.  The upper part of the bowl decorated in brown with panels of cross-hatched lines alternating with panels containing arrowhead-like designs. The zoomorphic head decorated in brown and a series of parallel brown lines on the handle, the lower part of the bowl undecorated. The rim chipped with two sherds reattached, some minor encrustation and patchy surface wear affecting the decoration.

Size: 150 mm/5.9 ins. high

Culture: Peru, Chancay

Date: 1000-1400 A.D.

Provenance: Ex southern English private collection.

Supplied with an acrylic ring base for display.