Stirrup spout pot

Stirrup spout vessels such as this piece have been made on the north coast of Peru for over 3000 years. Whilst the stirrup spout is used by other cultures, the small two-step adorno that sits on the corner of the spout and handle is specific to Chimú manufacture.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
A610
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Containers
Collection Area Region
S
Material
redware potterypigment
Common Name
stirrup spout pot
Simple Name
pot
Production Town
near Trujillo
Production County
North Coast
Production Country
Peru
Production Year Low
900
Production Year High
1100

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stirrup spout pot