Vessel with Rain God and Turkey Head Artist: Unknown

Medium

Ceramic, Tohil Plumbate

Dimensions

7 × 7 1/2 in. (17.78 × 19.05 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974

Accession Number

2017.14.26

Period

Early Postclassic Period

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Arte Primitivo auction, December 12, 2012, lot 47
Sotheby's New York Pre-Columbian Art, May 31, 1983, lot 95
Ex-collection: Dr. Alan A. Kaplan, Miami Florida in late 1960s/early 1970s
Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (December 1, 2017), 15
  • Sotheby's, New York, Pre-Columbian Art, sale cat. (May 31, 1985), no. 95, estimated price: $2500-$3000
    hammer price: $1700, ill
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Additional information

Object/Work type

human figures (visual works), mythology, utilitarian objects, vessels

Subject

birds (animals)

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