Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Mask with Large Nose

300 B.C.–A.D. 250

White slipped ceramic

16.828 x 17.145 cm (6 5/8 x 6 3/4 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.12.5
Culture: 
Mexico, Jalisco
Period: 
Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Masks
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection:
Acquired from Throckmorton Fine Art, New York in the late 1990s.
Jack Tanzer, New York
Sotheby's New York, 11-27-28-1984, Lot 87.
Michael C. Robbins, Santa Fe

Bibliography: 

Sotheby’s, New York, Sotheby’s African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art, sale cat. (November 27–28, 1984), lot 87.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.