Art of Mesoamerica

 (391 works)

  • Were-jaguar, figure
    Title
    Were-jaguar, figure
    Production date
    Middle Formative 800 BC-300 BC
    Artist/Maker
    Olmec, Mexico
    Medium
    diorite
    Accession number
    PC2-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1980
  • Bowl
    Title
    Bowl
    Production date
    (1300-1450)
    Artist/Maker
    Peru
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    2004.344
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Todd Barlin, Governor, 2004
  • Ball player
    Title
    Ball player
    Production date
    Late Formative 300 BC-300 AD
    Artist/Maker
    Ameca, Jalisco, West Mexico
    Medium
    earthenware, pigment
    Accession number
    PC6-1982
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of J. Gadsden Australia Limited, Fellow, 1982
  • Bat deity, hacha
    Title
    Bat deity, hacha
    Production date
    400 AD-800 AD
    Artist/Maker
    El Tajin, Veracruz, Gulf Coast, Mexico
    Medium
    basalt
    Accession number
    PC134-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1980
  • Dish
    Title
    Dish
    Production date
    Late Chimú 1300-1470
    Artist/Maker
    Chimú, north coast Peru
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    831-D2
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1908
  • Seated man with bowl
    Title
    Seated man with bowl
    Production date
    Late Formative 300 BC-300 AD
    Artist/Maker
    Ameca, Jalisco, West Mexico
    Medium
    earthenware, pigment
    Accession number
    PC3-1982
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of J. Gadsden Australia Limited, Fellow, 1982
  • Vessel
    Title
    Vessel
    Production date
    250 AD-500 AD
    Artist/Maker
    Teotihuacán, Central Mexico
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    PC163-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1980
  • Mask
    Title
    Mask
    Production date
    Late Formative 300 BC-300 AD
    Artist/Maker
    Ameca, Jalisco, West Mexico
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    PC1-1986
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1986
  • Bracelet
    Title
    Bracelet
    Production date
    (1200-1400)
    Artist/Maker
    Mixtec, Oaxaca, Mexico
    Medium
    shell
    Accession number
    PC188-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1980
  • Vessel
    Title
    Vessel
    Production date
    1000 AD-1450
    Artist/Maker
    Peru
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    3212-D3
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1930
  • Duck effigy vessel
    Title
    Duck effigy vessel
    Production date
    Middle Formative 800 BC-300 BC
    Artist/Maker
    Olmec, Las Bocas, Central Mexico
    Medium
    earthenware, pigment
    Accession number
    PC13-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1980
  • Vessel
    Title
    Vessel
    Production date
    1250-1450
    Artist/Maker
    Wari, north coast Peru
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    2004.342
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Todd Barlin, Governor, 2004
  • Chieftain borne in a palanquin
    Title
    Chieftain borne in a palanquin
    Production date
    Late Formative, Shaft Tomb era 100 BC-300 AD
    Artist/Maker
    Colima, West Mexico
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    PC75-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1980
  • Stirrup-spouted bottle
    Title
    Stirrup-spouted bottle
    Production date
    Late Chimú 1300-1470
    Artist/Maker
    Chimú, north coast Peru
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    3213-D3
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1930
  • Chacmool
    Title
    Chacmool
    Production date
    (1200-1400)
    Artist/Maker
    Tarascan, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán, West Mexico
    Medium
    serpentine
    Accession number
    PC181-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1980
  • Hacha depicting deer
    Title
    Hacha depicting deer
    Production date
    800 AD
    Artist/Maker
    Maya, Guatemala
    Medium
    basalt, pigment
    Accession number
    2002.222
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Lynton Morgan, Founder Benefactor, 2002
  • Foot effigy vessel
    Title
    Foot effigy vessel
    Production date
    Late Formative, Shaft Tomb era 100 BC-300 AD
    Artist/Maker
    Colima, West Mexico
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    PC77-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1980
  • Incense burner
    Title
    Incense burner
    Production date
    Late Classic 600 AD-900 AD
    Artist/Maker
    Teotihuacán, Central Mexico
    Medium
    earthenware, pigment
    Accession number
    PC162.a-b-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1980
  • Seated female figure
    Title
    Seated female figure
    Production date
    Late Classic 600 AD-900 AD
    Artist/Maker
    Maya, Jaina Island, Campeche, Mexico
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    PC166-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1980
  • Crawling figure
    Title
    Crawling figure
    Production date
    900 BC-600 BC
    Artist/Maker
    Olmec, Las Bocas, Central Mexico
    Medium
    earthenware, pigment
    Accession number
    PC6-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1980