Art of the Ancient Americas
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Artist: Unknown

Brazier with deity combining elements of Tlaloc and Maize God

A.D. 1325-1521

Ceramic with white slip or stucco and blue-black, orange-red, red, black, and white pigment

40.8 x 31 x 31.5 cm (16 1/16 x 12 3/16 x 12 3/8 in. )
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1973.88.14
Culture: 
Mexico, Aztec
Period: 
Late Postclassic period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1973,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974): 76, ill.

Alan Shestack, ed., Yale University Art Gallery Selections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 110–111, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 320, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 168–69, fig. 167.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.