34 Results: Portfolio is "Pre-Columbian" and [Object]Country is "Mexico"

Crab Effigy Vessel

500 B.C. - 200 B.C.
7 in. x 3 1/2 in. x 6 1/4 in. (17.78 cm x 8.89 cm x 15.88 cm)
Colima, Western Shaft Tomb
Creation Place:
Colima, Mexico
Unknown Artist,

Object Type:
Medium and Support:
Slip finished terracotta
Credit Line:
Collection of Mingei International Museum; purchase made possible by a generous gift from Akaloa Resource Foundation.
Accession Number:
Currently on view:

Bibliography List

This object has the following bibliographic references:

  • Armand J. LabbĂ©. Pre-Columbian Art:  Marine Animal Forms. Mingei International Museum. San Diego, CA , 2001. Page Number: 105.
  • Harmer Johnson. Guide To The Arts of The Americas. Rizzoli. New York , September 15, 1992.
  • Geoffrey H. S. Bushnell. Ancient Arts of the Americas. F. A. Praeger. New York, NY , 1965.

Exhibition List

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

  • Pre-Columbian Art - Marine Animal Forms. 12/11/2001 - 10/28/2003.
  • Menagerie - Artful Animals from the Permanent Collection. 4/9/2013 - 9/3/2013.
  • Art of the Americas--Mesoamerican and Pre-columbian Art from Mingei's Permanent Collection. 7/15/2017 - 2/18/2018.
  • Commons Inaugural Exhibition. 9/3/2021 - 8/14/2022.

Portfolio List

This object is a member of the following portfolios