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Artist
Chimú
Title
Vessel in the Form of a Duck
Date
1100–1450 AD
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
Overall: 5 3/4 × 6 1/4 × 3 3/4 in. (14.6 × 15.9 × 9.5 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
The Caroline Wiess Law Building
212M JONES GALLERIES
Accession Number
2010.1282
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

[André Emmerich (1924–2007) Gallery, New York, by at least 1965] [1]; the Count and Countess Guy du Boisrouvray, France and later New York and Argentina; by inheritence to their daugther, Countess Albina du Boisrouvray, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, until 1989; [Sotheby's, New York, October 27–28, 1989, lot 141]; purchased by Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008), Houston, October 27–28, 1989–until d. 2008; Estate of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr., 2008–2010; given to MFAH, 2010. [1] Published: André Emmerich, Sweat of the Sun and Tears of the Moon, Seattle, 1965, fig. 16.