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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Bowl with Aquatic Animals

A.D. 800–1500

Ceramic with pigment

7.62 × 13.34 cm (3 × 5 1/4 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2017.14.31
Geography: 
Veracruz, Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Central Veracruz, Cerro Montoso Style
Period: 
Terminal Classic to Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

David Howell Bramhall (d. 2012), New York, sold to Peter David Joralemon,1980s; gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2017.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

Hasso Von Winning, Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1968), 208, no. 279/280.

“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.