Prisoner Vessel, Ceramic, Colima

Prisoner Vessel

Date:
2nd century B.C.–A.D. 3rd century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica, Colima
Culture:
Colima
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H. 21 x W. 10 5/8 x D.16 1/8 in. (53.3 x 27 x 40.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Containers
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1963
Accession Number:
1978.412.21
Not on view
[Stendahl Gallery, Los Angeles and New York, until 1957]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1957, on loan to Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1963; Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1963–1978

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. 591.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 154.

Richard Townsend, ed. Ancient West Mexico: Art and Archaeology of the Unknown Past. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1998.