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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Pair of lidded figural vessels

1500–1000 B.C.

Ceramic

lid (a): 8.89 × 11.43 × 6.985 cm (3 1/2 × 4 1/2 × 2 3/4 in.)
Body (a): 8.89 × 12.065 × 7.62 cm (3 1/2 × 4 3/4 × 3 in.)
Overall (a): 17.78 × 12.065 × 7.62 cm (7 × 4 3/4 × 3 in.)
lid (b): 8.89 × 8.89 × 6.35 cm (3 1/2 × 3 1/2 × 2 1/2 in.)
bod
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2008.215.44.1
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Xochipala
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex-collection, John A. Stokes Jr. , NY; William O'Boyle, NY; G.A.H. Buisman Jzn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 144.

Christie’s New York, New York, Fine Pre-Columbian Art, sale cat. (November 21, 2006), 8–9, sale no. 1775, lot 9, ill.

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: Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1980), 15, no. 26, ill.

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