slipped in a deep orange with black mottling from the firing. The decoration consists of black lines around the body, spout and tail, a wide collar around the neck with round additions, and a harness around the snout. The face is nicely detailed, the ears wide with round ends, two lugs handles are to either side of the spout and the vessel sits on a flared foot.
cf: de Lavalle, José Antonio (editor)1989. "Lambayeque. Banco de Credito del Perú, Lima.
Condition: Minor chips to foot that do not detract, otherwise intact and in very good condition overall.
Dimensions: Height: 6 5/8" (16.8 cm)
Provenance: estate of Robert Viola, NYC., acquired prior to 1979.