Small Flat Standing Male Figure Artist: Unknown

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3 1/16 × 1 1/4 × 9/16 in. (7.8 × 3.1 × 1.5 cm)

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Private collection

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Early Classic


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Acquired by Albert J. and Monique Grant, New York, 1950s–1960s; sale, Arte Primitivo, New York, May 26, 2020, lot 10; sold to Peter David Joralemon, New York, May 26, 2020 (on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., from 2021)

- The Grants donated many pre-Columbian objects to the Met: A Veracruz Masked Figure-#2014.244.13,
Michoacan Bed Figures, 2014.244.20, 2014.244.22; Huastec Vessel 2014.244.11; Nayarit Male Seated Figure, 2014.244.1; Olmec Bowl, 2014.244.26; Nayarit Jar, 2014.244.14; Colima Ring of Figures, 2014.244.6; Veracruz Incised Bowl, 2014.244.12; Colima Shell Fish Pendant, 2014.2244.27; plus 10 other objects and drawings by Miguel Coverrubias. They also gave and sold objects to the National Museum of the American Indian: A Chupicuaro figure was purchased from Monique Grat in 1962, #23/173; and a possibly Chupicuaro Rattle in the form of an animal. #23/2721.

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