Tripod Vessel with Incised Design Maker: Unknown


Incised ceramic with red slip or paint


h.: 6 in. (15.2 cm)
diam. at base: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
h. of vessel: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
diam. at rim: 5 9/16 in. (14.2 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of the Olsen Foundation

Accession Number



Early Classic Period


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Stable Gallery, New York City, February 28 1956; Alfred Stendahl Gallery, Los Angeles, March 1, 1957; Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1958 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 120, no. 263
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Object/Work type

utilitarian objects, vessels

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