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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Ceramic figurine

1000–1500

Ceramic

11.7 × 10 × 4.2 cm (4 5/8 × 3 15/16 × 1 5/8 in.)
base: 2.55 × 8.55 cm (1 × 3 3/8 in.)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.90
Geography: 
Venezuela
Culture: 
Venezuela, Trujillo
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

From the collection of Erika Hughes, Hughes Bequest.

Bibliography: 

Alan Lapiner, Pre-Columbian Art of South America (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1976), 394.

“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.