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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Candelero

A.D. 250–650

Ceramic

1 1/2 × 2 7/8 × 1 3/4 in. (3.76 × 7.28 × 4.44 cm)
Gift of Dicey Taylor, Ph.D. 1983, and Justin Kerr
2018.45.103
Geography: 
Made in Guatemala
or made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico or Guatemala, Teotihuacan
Period: 
late Post to Classic period
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection: Justin Kerr

Bibliography: 

“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.