Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure

Date:
1st–8th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica, Guerrero, Balsas River region
Culture:
Mezcala
Medium:
Serpentine, shell
Dimensions:
H. 6 5/8 x D. 2 1/8 x W. 1 3/8 in. (16.8 x 5.4 x 3.5 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1213
Not on view
[Frances Pratt, New York, until 1969]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1969, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 569.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 124 (bottom).



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