Juggler. Mexico, Jalisco, 200 B.C. – A.D. 200. Public Domain by LACMA.
Sculpture, Slip-painted ceramic
16 x 8 x 5 in. (40.64 x 20.32 x 12.7 cm)
The Proctor Stafford Collection, purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Allan C. Balch (M.86.296.97)
Currently on public view: Art of the Americas Building, floor 4
This so called juggler is very interesting. Its arms around the ball look very much like the disc within a circular enclosure, one of the most fundamental symbols in many cultures around the world.