Carving of an Anthropomorphic Fox
Moche, Early Intermediate Period
4 cm x 2.5 cm x 2 cm (1 9/16 in. x 1 in. x 13/16 in.)
steatite with turquoise inlays
Boone, Elizabeth Hill (ED.) 1996 Andean Art at Dumbarton Oaks. Pre-Columbian Art at Dumbarton Oaks; No. 1. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. vol. 1, p. 140-1, pl. 28.
Easby, Elizabeth K. 1966 Ancient Art of Latin America from the Collection of Jay C. Leff. Brooklyn Museum, New York. cat. 519.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc. 1975 Important African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art (Sale 3792): The Property of Jay C. Leff, Uniontown, Pennsylvania. Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York. cat. 243.
"Exotic Art from Ancient Primitive Civilizations, Colletion of Jay C. Leff", Carnegie Institution, Pittsburgh, PA, 10/15/1959 - 1/3/1960.
"Ancient Art of Latin America from the Collection of Jay C. Leff", The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, 11/22/1966 - 3/5/1967.
Formerly in the collection of Jay C. Leff; Allentown PA (collector).
Purchased from Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York (auction house), by Dumbarton Oaks, 1975.
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.