Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Acrobat

1500–1000 B.C.

Ceramic

7.01 x 7.26 x 7.16 cm (2 3/4 x 2 7/8 x 2 13/16 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2017.14.2
Culture: 
Mexico, Xochipala Style
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collections: John A. Stokes Jr., Nyack NY; William O'Boyle, NY; G.A.H. Buizman

Bibliography: 

Elizabeth P. Benson, Peter David Joralemon, and Justin Kerr, Pre-Columbian Art from Mesoamerica and Ecuador: Selections from Distinguished Private Collections, exh. cat. (Coral Gables, Fla: The Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1980), 14, no. 25, ill.

Christie’s New York, New York, Fine Pre-Columbian Art, sale cat. (November 21, 2006), 14–15, sale no. 1775, lot 22, 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.