Art of the Ancient Americas
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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Unknown

Llama

1450–1536

Gold

7 x 1.91 x 6.35 cm (2 3/4 x 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)
Gift of the Austen-Stokes Ancient Americas Foundation
2016.61.4
Culture: 
Central Andes, Inca
Period: 
Late Horizon
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Purchased at Sotheby's 8246 New York, sale no, 8246, November 17, 2006, lot 294
Ex Swiss collection

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.