Art of the Ancient Americas
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Artist: Unknown

House Model

100 B.C.–A.D. 250

Ceramic

20.3 × 17.3 × 16.4 cm (8 × 6 13/16 × 6 7/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1959.55.27
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
West Mexico, Nayarit, Ixtlán del Río Style
Period: 
Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1959 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Rosemary Sharp, “A Fine-Orange Vessel from the Olsen Collection,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 2 (Spring 1975): 34, ill. cover, fig. 1.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 185, 358, no. 410, fig. 241.

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.