X88.803 Stirrup spout bottle

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Object Name: Stirrup spout bottle

Artist: Unknown

Culture: Moche

Place of Origin: Peru, north coast

Date/Era: 100 – 800 C.E.

Medium/Materials: Ceramic

Dimensions: H: 18 cm (7.08 in), W: 14 cm (5.1 in), D: 17 cm (6.7 in)

Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Lucas, Jr.

Accession Number: X88.803


The eyes and teeth of this individual are inlaid shell and stone. It is likely that he also had inlaid bracelets and ear ornaments of stone, bone, or metal.

Source: Object notes from collections management system.

See also: Marla C. Berns, World Arts, Local Lives: The Collections of the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, 2014.