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Avian Pendant


Veraguas, Period V or VI
700-1500 CE
13.97 cm x 13.97 cm x 4.13 cm (5 1/2 in. x 5 1/2 in. x 1 5/8 in.)
gold
PC.B.308

Not on view


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Bibliography
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. 44, cat. 236.

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. 264, cat. 209-A.





Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, April 1956 to July 1962.

"Flights of Fancy: Birds in Pre-Columbian Art" Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, 10/1/2009 - 2/28/2010.


Acquisition History
Purchased from John Wise, New York (dealer), by Robert Woods Bliss, before 1956.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1956-1962.

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