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Artist: Unknown

Xantil (Deity Censer)

1250–1521

Ceramic with pigment

38.74 × 23.18 × 17.78 cm (15 1/4 × 9 1/8 × 7 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2017.14.35
Geography: 
Made in Puebla, Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mexico, Puebla, Tlaxcala, or Oaxaca, Nahua or Mixtec
Period: 
Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Acquired from California Private Collector, 1980s
Ex-collection California Private Collector

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.