Art of the Ancient Americas
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Maker: Unknown

Jar in shape of a Jaguar

1000–1350

Ceramic and pigments

31.75 x 28.58 x 26.04 cm (12 1/2 x 11 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.83
Culture: 
Costa Rica, Nicoya
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Sotheby's sale No. 4604Y NYC, lot # 78
From the collection of Erika Hughes, Hughes Bequest.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

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.