Llama Artist: Unknown

1450–1536

Art of the Ancient Americas

On view, 1st floor, Art of the Ancient Americas
Medium

Gold

Dimensions

2 3/4 × 3/4 × 2 1/2 in. (7 × 1.91 × 6.35 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of the Austen-Stokes Ancient Americas Foundation

Accession Number

2016.61.4

Period

Late Horizon

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Private Collection, Switzerland; Sale, Sotheby's 8246 New York, sale no, 8246, November 17, 2006, lot 294; Austen-Stokes Ancient Americas Foundation; gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2016

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Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin: Online Supplement (accessed December 1, 2016), 14
  • Hasso Von Winning, Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1968), 208, no. 279-280
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Additional information

Object/Work type

animal art, sculptures

Subject

hollow

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