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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Pyriform Tripod Vessel

A.D. 900–1200

Incised ceramic with pigment, Fine Orange

6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1959.55.4
Geography: 
Made in Yucatan, Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Yucatan, Maya
Period: 
Early Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1959 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 149, 314, no. 325, fig. 173.

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.