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Bead


Guanacaste-Nicoya, Period IV
500 BCE-500 CE
2.86 cm x 4.13 cm (1 1/8 in. x 1 5/8 in.)
jasper
PC.B.297

Not on view


Permalink: http://museum.doaks.org/objects-1/info/22863

Bibliography
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. 184, pl. XCIV.



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 Felix Wiss, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Purchased from Earl Stendahl, Los Angeles (dealer), by Robert Woods Bliss, December 18,1943

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1943-1962.

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