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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Ballplayer

A.D. 600–900

Ceramic with pigment

11.43 × 12.065 × 3.175 cm (4 1/2 × 4 3/4 × 1 1/4 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2017.14.5
Geography: 
Veracruz, Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mexico, Veracruz, Nopiloa III
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection: Marianne and Robert Huber, Dixon, Wally Zollman, Indianapolis.
Acquired in the 1990s from Judith Nash, NY 1990s.

Bibliography: 

Lee Allen Parsons, John B. Carlson, and Peter David Joralemon, The Face of Ancient America: The Wally and Brenda Zollman Collection of PreColumbian Art, exh. cat. (Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1988), 150–51, no. 100, ill.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.