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Double Spout and Bridge Vessel with Incised Feline Face

Artist Culture
Paracas@Period
Period
Early Horizon, c.900–200 BC
Date
c.800–500 BC
Material
Ceramic with pigment
Place of origin
Peru, South America
Place made
Perú, South America
Classification
Ceramics
Current Location
On View, Gallery 111
Dimensions
7 1/16 x 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (18 x 15 x 15 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Morton D. May
Rights
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Object Number
183:1979
- 1971
Everett Rassiga Inc., New York, NY, USA

1971 - 1979
Morton D. May (1914-1983), St. Louis, MO, USA, purchased from Everett Rassiga Inc. [1]

1979 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, given by Morton D. May [2]


Notes:
[1] An invoice dated February 6, 1971 from Everett Gallery Inc. to Morton D. May documents the purchase of this object, listed as "Double spouted vessel, Chavinoid face" [May Archives, Saint Louis Art Museum].

[2] A letter dated July 5, 1979 from Morton D. May to James N. Wood, director the Saint Louis Art Museum, includes the offer of this object as part of a larger donation [SLAM document files]. Minutes of the Acquisitions Committee of the Board of Trustees, Saint Louis Art Museum, October 10, 1979.
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