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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Maker: Unknown

Censer with Human Figure

1200–1521

Ceramic with pigment

13.335 × 11.43 × 18.415 cm (5 1/4 × 4 1/2 × 7 1/4 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2016.18.1
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mexico, southern Puebla, Coatlalpanec culture
Period: 
Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex Collection David Bramhall, purchased in the late 1960s-early 1970s; Acquired from David Bramhall in the early 2000s.

Bibliography: 

Jane Stevenson Day, Precolumbian Art from the Collection of Paul L. and Alice C. Baker, ed. Robert Yassin, exh. cat. (Tucson, Ariz.: Tucson Museum of Art, 1996).

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.