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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Maker: Unknown

Grey Seated Figure

900–300 B.C.

Ceramic

5.72 × 5.3 × 3.9 cm (2 1/4 × 2 1/16 × 1 9/16 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2017.14.15
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Olmec
Period: 
Middle Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Purchased at auction: An Eclectic Collection, Arte Primitivo, New York, 3/31/09, lot 106. from the Frances Pratt collection.
Acquired by Howard Rose about 1975,

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.