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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
Made in Veracruz, Mexico
Mexico, Central Veracruz, Cerro Montoso Style
Terminal Classic to Late Postclassic Period
Containers - Ceramics

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


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).

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