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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Candelero

A.D. 250–650

Ceramic

3.9 × 7.2 × 5.9 cm (1 9/16 × 2 13/16 × 2 5/16 in.)
Gift of Robert D. Hoffman
1974.112.3
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
Bibliography: 

Christopher Sells, “A Portrait by Jean-Baptiste Regnault,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 3 (Fall 1975): 58.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 43, 206, no. 30, fig. 15.

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.