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Storage Vessel with "Bent" (Quingashca) Turtle and Tortoise Motifs

A work made of ceramic, pigment, and shinquillu lacquer, possibly from the brazilian elemi (protium heptophyllum).

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  • A work made of ceramic, pigment, and shinquillu lacquer, possibly from the brazilian elemi (protium heptophyllum).

Date:

1986

Artist:

Alegría Canelos
Canelos Quichua, active 20th century
Puyo, Pastaza Province, Ecuador

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Alegría Canelos

Culture

Canelos Quichua

Title

Storage Vessel with "Bent" (Quingashca) Turtle and Tortoise Motifs

Places

Ecuador (Object made in), Pastaza (Object made in)

Date

1986

Medium

Ceramic, pigment, and shinquillu lacquer, possibly from the Brazilian Elemi (Protium heptophyllum)

Dimensions

21 × 16.5 cm (8 1/4 × 6 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Arnold H. Crane Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2020.224

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