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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Cylinder Vessel with Bird on Waterlilly Monster

A.D. 600–900

Ceramic with pigment

22.23 × 15.24 cm (8 3/4 × 6 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.12.18
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Maya
Period: 
Late Classic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Acquired from New York Private Collector on 5/30/2000

Bibliography: 

Herbert J. Spinden, A Study of Maya Art: Its Subject Matter and Historical Development (Cambridge, Mass.: Dover Publications, 1913).

“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.