Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Stepped Cup

A.D. 1200–1536

Metal

Height overall with widest point: 8 x 6.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 9/16 in.) other (base diameter): 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)
Gift of Margaret S. and Linus Travers, B.A. 1958, M.A.T. 1959, from the collection of Arnold F. Strauss, M.D.
2018.71.20
Culture: 
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimu
Period: 
Late Horizon
Classification: 
Containers - Metal
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Wendell C. Bennett, Ancient Arts of the Andes (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1966), 24, fig. 18.

“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.