Chinesco Tripod Vessel,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
height 8 1/4in (21cm), width 11 1/2in (29cm)
of bulbous form with two animals facing each other, each with raised spinal cords decorating the sides separated by a similar spinal-cord decoration running perpendicular in between, the spout with flaring rim; painted overall in dark-brown.
Private California Collection, acquired prior to 1960.