Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Bowl with Spiral Design

A.D. 600–900

Ceramic with pigment

7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)
other: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.)
Gift of the Olsen Foundation
1958.15.20
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Southern Maya
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1958 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 319, ill.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 147, 310, no. 317, fig. 165.

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.