• Culture/People:

    Carib [Suriname]

  • Object name:

    Vessel in the form of a llama

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Suriname Rivier; Suriname

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased in 1933 in London, England, presumably by George Heye, using funds donated by Mrs. George (Thea) Heye.

  • Dimensions:

    23 x 11 x 18 cm

  • Catalog number:



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