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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Vessel with Supernatural Feline

700 B.C.–A.D. 200

Ceramic with post-fire paint and resin

18.5 × 17 cm (7 5/16 × 6 11/16 in.)
Gift of Margaret S. and Linus Travers, B.A. 1958, M.A.T. 1959, from the collection of Arnold F. Strauss, M.D.
2018.71.5
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, South Coast, Paracas
Period: 
Early Horizon
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

ex-collection: Arnold F. Strauss, M.D, 1902 – 1965

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.