Skip to Content

Open today 10–11 a.m. members | 11 a.m.–6 p.m. public. Learn more.

Jug in the Form of a Curled Animal, with Tail in Mouth, Possibly a Feline

A work made of ceramic and pigment.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • A work made of ceramic and pigment.

Date:

A.D. 1000/1400

Artist:

Chimú
North coast, Peru

About this artwork

Currently Off View

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Chimú

Title

Jug in the Form of a Curled Animal, with Tail in Mouth, Possibly a Feline

Origin

North Coast

Date

Made 1000–1400

Medium

Ceramic and pigment

Dimensions

20.2 × 18.1 cm (7 15/16 × 7 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.2399

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share