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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Votive Plate

A.D. 600–1100

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)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2018.19.2
Geography: 
Central Andes, Peru
Culture: 
Central Andes, Arequipa, Chucu or Chuquibamba
Period: 
Pre-Inca
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Andreas Moraga, Berkeley, Ca, from 1950s,
Purchased from Donald Ellis, Toronto, 2002

Bibliography: 

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.

“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.