Vessel with Lobster Motif
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Artist:   Moche  
Title:   Vessel with Lobster Motif  
Date:   400-499  
Medium:   Ceramic, pigment  
Dimensions:   8 x 8 1/2in. (20.3 x 21.6cm)  
Credit Line:   The William Hood Dunwoody Fund  
Location:   Gallery Not on view  

Object Description  
Classification:   Ceramics  
Physical Description:   Stirrup-handle jar with a crab modelled in full relief on top. The crab is painted in reddish brown with details in cream on a cream slip ground. Lower part of jar painted in the same reddish brown and burnished.  
Creation Place:   South America, Peru, Andean region, ,  
Accession #:   44.41.2  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts