Acrobat Vessel

1977.01.0083A

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Artifact Identification Acrobat Vessel   (1977.01.0083A)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location America, North, Mexico, West Mexico
Period/Date Pre-Columbian, 600
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 22.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 20.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 19.2 cm
Weight 2016 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Moderate Brown (5 Y R 3/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

See similar vessel in The Nelson Rockefeller Collection of Primitive Art. (p. 165 of the catalog)

Bibliography

Eisleb, Dieter. Westmexikanishe Keramik. Berlin: Museum Fur Volkerkunde, 1971. Gallagher, Jacki. Comapanions of the Dead: Ceramic Tomb Sculpture from Ancient West Mexico . Los Angeles : Museum of Cultural History, UCLA, 1983. Kan, Michael. Clement W. Meighan, and H.B. Nicholson. Sculpture of Ancient West Mexico: Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima. Los Angeles and Albuquerque: Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the University of New Mexico Press, 1989 (1970). Nicholson, H.B., and Alana Cordy-Collins. Pre-Columbian Art from the Land Collection. San Francisco: California Academy of Sciences and H.K. Land, 1979. Von Winning, Hasso. The Shaft Tomb Figures of Ancient West Mexico. Southwest Museum, Los Angeles: Southwest Museum papers No. 24 , 1974. Von Winning, Hasso, and Alfred Stendahl. Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1968.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Avery Brundage Collection
Reproduction Needs Research
Reproduction Information N/A

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