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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Head Vessel

300 B.C.–A.D. 250

Ceramic with red slip

6 1/2 in. (16.51 cm)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.12.30
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Colima, Comala Style
Period: 
Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

ex-collection: Daniel M. Friedenberg, Greenwich, CT, acquired prior to 1986

Bibliography: 

Hasso Von Winning, The John-Platt Collection of Pre-Columbian Art (Charlottesville, Va.: University of Virginia, 1986), 44, fig. 37.

“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.