Bottle Maker: Unknown

1500–1000 B.C.

Art of the Ancient Americas

On view, 1st floor, Art of the Ancient Americas

Ceramic with pigment


13 3/4 × 7 in. (34.925 × 17.78 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974

Accession Number



Early Formative Period


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Arthur N. Seiff, New York. Sale, Sotheby’s, New York, May 16, 1989, lot 86; sold to Peter David Joralemon New York, 1989 (inv. no. PCV42); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2008
  • "Acquisitions 2009," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009), 144, ill
  • Sotheby's, New York, Sotheby's African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art, sale cat. (November 18–19, 2000), 191, no. 386, same style and shape as 2008.215.34, slight difference in design
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Object/Work type

bottles, utilitarian objects

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