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Tubular Bead

Guanacaste-Nicoya, Period IV
500 BCE-500 CE
8.22 x 1.67 x 1.46 cm (3 1/4 x 11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Not on view


Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, November 1952 to April 1962.

Acquisition History
Formerly in the collection of Carlos Balser, San Jose, Costa Rica

Purchased from Earl Stendahl, Los Angeles (dealer), by Robert Woods Bliss, 1949

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1949-1962

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.