Precolumbian

Cylindrical vessel for cacao

ca. A.D. 700-800

Ceramic with clay slip (black and red on white ground) and stucco with blue pigment

Height: 26.5cm (10 7/16in.)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1989.96.1
Culture: 
Guatemala, or Mexico, Maya
Period: 
Late Classic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1989,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1990): 124.

Adam Herring, “A Royal Artist at Naranjo: Notes on a Late Classic Maya Cylinder Vessel,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96): 34, 38, fig. 1–2, 7a.

Mary Miller, The Art of Mesoamerica: From Olmec to Aztec, 5th ed. (London: Thames and Hudson, 2012), 10–11, fig. 3.

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.

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