Votive Plate Artist: Unknown

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Ceramic with pigment


13 3/4 × 14 in., 0.5 cm (34.93 × 35.56 cm, 3/16 in.)
Diagonal measurements: 19 3/4 × 19 in. (50.17 × 48.26 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow

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With Andreas Moraga, Berkeley, Calif.; sold to Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, Ontario, by 2002 (inv. no. M2083EE); sold to the Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn., and New York, 2002 (R-L inv. no. P0102 1); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2018
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  • "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).
  • Sotheby's France, Paris, Collection Barbier-Mueller Art Précolombien, sale cat. (March 22–23, 2013), 206, lot 296, Paris sale, this object is almost the exact replica of what we were given, colors are alternate design only.

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Object/Work type

animal art, human figures (visual works), plates (dishes), utilitarian objects

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