House Group with Parrots Artist: Unknown

Medium

Ceramic with pigment

Dimensions

8 7/16 × 7 5/16 × 5 7/8 in. (21.5 × 18.5 × 15 cm)

Credit Line

Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund

Accession Number

1973.88.27

Geography
Period

Protoclassic Period

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Alfred Stendahl (1915–2010), Los Angeles, June 27, 1956; Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1973 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 314, ill
  • George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 186–87, 359, no. 411, fig. 241
  • Maryan Ainsworth, "A Flute in the Olsen Collection: Its Place in Pre-Columbian Music and Art," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 2 (Spring 1975), 36–38, fig. 3
  • "Acquisitions, 1973," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974), 77
  • Hasso Von Winning and Olga Hammer, Ancecdotal Sculpture of Ancient West Mexico, exh. cat. (Los Angeles: Ethnic Arts Council of Los Angeles, 1972), 48, no. 14, ill
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Object/Work type

funerary art, human figures (visual works), sculptures

Subject

birds (animals)

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