Seated Male Figure Artist: Unknown

A.D. 100–300

Art of the Ancient Americas

On view, 1st floor, Art of the Ancient Americas

Ceramic with pigment


15 1/2 × 8 1/2 × 6 1/4 in. (39.37 × 21.59 × 15.88 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Norman C. Charles, B.A. 1959

Accession Number



Protoclassic Period


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Ex collection: Mr. Gaston Placencia, Houston TX 1965-66
Purchased by Kenneth Bower of The lands Beyond, NYC 1966.
Ex collection: Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Colao, Tenafly, NJ until death of Mr. Colao (ca.1976) Purchased by Kenneth Bower, the Lands Beyond in 1976
Collection of Dr. Norman C. Charles, MD

  • Dorie Reents-Budet, Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection (Baltimore: The Walters Art Museum, 2012), 89, no. 68
  • Margaret Young-Sanchez, Pre-Columbian Art in the Denver Art Museum Collection (Denver: Denver Art Museum, 2003), 28, no. 10
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Object/Work type

human figures (visual works), sculptures

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