Human figure

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Culture/People
probably Olmec (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Carlebach Gallery
Seller
Carlebach Gallery
Seller agent
Julius Carlebach (Julius Hirsch Carlebach), Non-Indian, 1909-1964
Presenter/funding source
John S. Williams (John Stanton Williams/John S. Williams, Sr.), Non-Indian, 1901-1982
Honoree
Blair S. Williams, Non-Indian, 1872-1953
Blair S. Williams, II, Non-Indian, 1930-1953
Object Name
Human figure
Media/Materials
Jadeite
Techniques
Carved, drilled
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Veracruz State; Mexico
Date created
2000–850 BC (Early Formative period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI in 1958 from the Julius Carlebach Gallery (New York), operated by Julius Carlebach (1909-1964), using funds donated by John S. Williams (1901-1982, a New York City stockbroker and MAI trustee) in memory of his father, Blair S. Williams (1872-1953, also a New York City stockbroker and MAI trustee), and his son Blair S. Williams II (1930-1953).
Catalog Number
22/6247
Barcode
226247.000
See related items
Olmec (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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