vessel / paccha
Chaquitaqlla; aryballoid bottle with flaring flat-rimmed spout and strap handles surmounting lower chamber in the form of an Andean foot plough. Looks like three separate mould sets used - seams along spine and underside of plough, also down the sides of the aribola including spout and handles; maize cob in third separate mould set - visible join at base. Painted geometric patterning on aribola: Inca fern pattern and cross-and-bar motifs on front panel; rear patterning limited to zigzag band around spout base. Circular protruberance on front below spout. Dark red and brown pigment on tan-coloured base. Polished. Also called wirki considering its form (see the hole on the bottom)
- Made in: North Coast Peru
- (Americas,South America,Peru,North Coast Peru)
- Excavated/Findspot: Peru
- (Americas,South America,Peru)
- Height: 23.5 centimetres
- Width: 39.2 centimetres
Register addition "Peru".
2003 15 Dec-2009 Jun, BM, 'Living and Dying'
2013 11 Oct – 2014 16 Mar, Stuttgart, Linden Museum, Historic Inca
2014 02 Mar – 02 Nov, Rosenheim, Exhibition Hall Lokschuppen, Historic Inca PROMISED
2014 Oct – 2015 Mar, Paris, Musee Quai Branly, Historic Inca PROMISED
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: ESA20607
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