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1000-1470 CE
14.7 cm x 10.9 cm (5 13/16 in. x 4 5/16 in.)

Not on view


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. 69, cat. 385.

Bliss, Robert Woods 1947 Indigenous Art of the Americas: Collection of Robert Woods Bliss. National Gallery of Art; Smithsonian institution, Washington, D.C., p. 37, cat. 202.

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.277, cat. 325, pl. CXXXII.

Boone, Elizabeth Hill (ED.) 1996 Andean Art at Dumbarton Oaks. Pre-Columbian Art at Dumbarton Oaks; No. 1. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. vol. 1, p. 296-7, pl. 86.

Greenwood, Mrs. Hugh A. (ED.) 1941 Special Exhibit of Latin American Silver, October 14-November 15 1941. Pan American Union, Washington, D.C., p. 1, cat. 28.

Hermann, Ball and Berlin Paul Graupe 1929 Sammlung Marc Rosenberg. Berlin. p. 60, pl. 11.

Exhibition History
"Special Exhibit of Latin American Silver", Pan American Union, Washington DC, 10/14 - 11/15/1941 (catalogue # 28).

"Ancient American Art", Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, April - June 1942; M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, July - August 1942; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR, September - October 1942 (catalogue # 60).

"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, April 1947 to May 1948, November 1952 to July 1962.

Acquisition History
Formerly in the Marc Rosenberg Collection, Berlin.

Purchased from Hermann Ball & Paul Graupe, Berlin (auction house), by Robert Woods Bliss, 1929.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1929-1962.

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