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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Bottle with Hand-Paw-Wing Motif

1500–1300 B.C.

Black slipped ceramic

14.94 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.12.22
Geography: 
Geography Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Olmec
Period: 
Early Formative
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Acquired from European Private Collector, 1990s
Ex-collection European Private Collector

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.