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Avian Pendant


Veraguas, Period V or VI
700-1500 CE
8.89 x 11.57 x 2.64 cm (3 1/2 x 4 9/16 x 1 1/16 in.)
gold
PC.B.314

On view


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Bibliography
Alcina Franch, José 1979 Die Kunst Des Alten Amerika. Grosse Epochen Der Weltkunst. Ars Antiqua. Herder, Freiburg. fig. 531.

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. 45, cat. 242.

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. 213, pl. XCIX.

Bliss, Robert Woods 1959 Pre-Columbian Art: The Robert Woods Bliss Collection. 2nd ed. Text and Critical Analyses by S. K. Lothrop, Joy Mahler and William F. Foshag. Phaidon, London. p. 272, cat. 213, pl. XCIX.

Ishida, Eiichir? 1962 Amerika. Sekai Bijutsu Zensh? 24. Kadokawa Shoten, Tokyo. pl. 87.




Exhibition History
"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 Gallery of Art, Washington DC, November 1952 to July 1962.


Acquisition History
Purchased from Karl Curtis by Robert Woods Bliss, October 16,1951.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1951-1962.

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


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