Object Place: Peru
14.3 x 20.4 cm (5 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware: red, cream, and black slip paint
Not On View
Large, globular jar with tapered neck and small, outflaring rim. The jar is decorated with two horizontal bands of painted geometric designs. That on the jar’s body is divided into five sections delineated by a red-painted, vertical, crenelated form. Each section is filled with a red-painted, x-like motif outlined in black. The tapering neck is painted with an elaborate geometric design composed of fineline painting in black and red.
Private collection, Massachusetts, by the late 1950s; to MFA, March 2001, anonymous gift.