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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Tripod Vessel in the Shape of a Figure Wearing a Bird Costume

A.D. 400–650

Ceramic

16.51 × 12.7 cm (6 1/2 × 5 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2017.14.13
Geography: 
Made in Guatemala
or made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico or Guatemala, Teotihuacan Culture
Period: 
Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex Collection: Spencer Throckmorton, New York, purchased in the early 1970s.
Acquired from Throckmorton Fine Arts, New York, 2005.

Bibliography: 

“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.