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Deer Bell Pendant

Veraguas, Period V or VI
700-1500 CE
5.23 x 2.86 x 3.23 cm (2 1/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

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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. 49, cat. 275.

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. 266, cat. 245, pl. CIV.

Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, July 1954 to July 1962.

Acquisition History
Acquired in David, Panama, by Nicholas J. Bielenberg, Deer Lodge Valley MT (collector), 1911

Inherit by her daughter Alma M. Higgins, Butte MT (collector), 1927-1954

Purchased from Alma M. Higgins, Butte MT (collector), by Robert Woods Bliss, March 3, 1954

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1954-1962

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

Deer | Pendant | Veraguas