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Tumi


Inka, Late Horizon
1450-1540 CE
15.7 cm x 16.4 cm x 1.8 cm (6 3/16 in. x 6 7/16 in. x 11/16 in.)
bronze
PC.B.482

On view


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Bibliography
Bennett, Wendell C. 1954 Ancient Arts of the Andes. Museum of Modern Art, New York. p. 113, fig. 129.

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. 74, cat. 420.

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, 148-149, cat. 200.

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. 278, cat. 341, pl. CXXXVII.

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. 286, cat. 341, pl. CXXXVII.

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. 313-5, pl. 92.

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. 17.

Herring, Adam 2015 Art and Vision in the Inca Empire: Andeans and Europeans at Cajamarca. Cambridge University Press, New York. p. 34, fig. 9.

Kelemen, Pál 1943 Medieval American Art, a Survey in Two Volumes. Macmillan, New York. p. 252, pl. 206a.

Lothrop, Samuel K. 1937 Gold and Silver from Southern Peru and Bolivia. The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 67:322.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology 1940 An Exhibition of Pre-Columbian Art. William Hayes Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., cat. 267.




Exhibition History
"An Exhibition of Pre-Columbian Art", Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, 1/15 - 3/2/1940 (catalogue # 267).

"Special Exhibit of Latin American Silver", Pan American Union, Washington DC, 10/14 - 11/15/1941 (catalogue # 17).

"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, April 1947 to July 1949, June 1954 to July 1962.

"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.

"Machu Picchu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas", Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO, 2/13 - 5/9/2004; Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, TX, 6/18 - 8/29/2004; The Field Museum, Chicago, IL, 10/15/2004 - 2/13/2005, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK, 3/1 - 7/10/2005; Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, CT, 9/10/2005 - 8/27/2006.


Acquisition History
Formerly in the collection of Dr. Edward Gaffron, Berlin (collector).

Purchased from Dr. Gaffron, Berlin (collector), by Joseph Brummer, Paris (dealer),1912.

Purchased from Joseph Brummer, Paris (dealer), by Robert Woods Bliss, December 26, 1913.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1913-1962.

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


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