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Monkey Pendant

Veraguas, Period V or VI
700-1500 CE
9.21 cm x 5.72 cm x 1.59 cm (3 5/8 in. x 2 1/4 in. x 5/8 in.)

On view


Benson, Elizabeth P. 1963 Handbook of the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C., p. 47, cat. 259.

Bliss, Robert Woods 1957 Pre-Columbian Art: The Robert Woods Bliss Collection. Text and Critical Analyses by S. K. Lothrop, Joy Mahler and William F. Foshag. Phaidon, New York. p. 265, cat. 230, pl. CI.

Taft Museum 1950 Ancient American Gold and Jade: An Exhibition. Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH. cat. 126.

Exhibition History
"Ancient American Gold and Jade", Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH, 10/6 - 11/19/1950 (catalogue # 126).

"Ancient Art of the Andes", Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 1/26 - 3/21/1954; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, 4/21 - 6/13/1954; California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA, 7/23 - 9/19/1954.

"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Galley of Art, Washington DC, November 1952 to July 1962.

Acquisition History
Acquired by Robert Woods Bliss, before 1950.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1950-1962.

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

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