Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Pair of lidded figural vessels

1500–1000 B.C.

ceramic

.1: 16.193 cm (6 3/8 in.) .2: 17.463 cm (6 7/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2008.215.44.2
Culture: 
Mexico, Xochipala
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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

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. 27, ill.

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

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

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