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Bead


Guanacaste-Nicoya, Period IV
500 BCE-500 CE
3.33 x 2.31 cm (1 5/16 x 15/16 in.)
jadeite
PC.B.291

Not on view


Permalink: http://museum.doaks.org/objects-1/info/22860

Bibliography
Balser, Carlos 1953 El Jade Precolombino De Costa Rica. Museo Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica. fig. 25.

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. 262, cat. 181, pl. LXXXIX.



Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, January 1956 to September 1960.


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.