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Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Similar beads have been reported in the Diquis Chiriqui Area (Doris Stone 1977, pp 163), and from the Atlantic Watershed Area (Julie Jones 1998, pp 88) Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM) Fotos representado objetos de jade con informacion de proveniencia escrita por Carlos Balser en el frente e informacion de compra/venta de puno y letra de Earl Stendahl en la parte treasera, confirmarian el origen Balser de esta coeccion. Circa ", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.211.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.211.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.211.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.211.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19400", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22868, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22868", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.212", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Tubular Bead", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "27.62 x 2.47 cm (10 7/8 x 1 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "27.62 cm", "Disp_Width" : "2.47 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 520 / Bliss number B-212.CRJ / DO number PC.B.212 / Balser number 60 (57.189, 63.160) Balser number: 60 (see photo in surrogate list). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005. Object was weighed in August 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.212.S1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.212.S1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.212.S1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.212.S1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19401", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22853, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22853", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.213", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Winged Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "3.81 x 9.53 x 1.18 cm (1 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 7/16 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "3.81 cm", "Disp_Width" : "9.53 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 68 / Bliss number B-213.CRJ / DO number PC.B.213 / Stendahl #1507 (47.15, 57.178, 63.161) Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Purchased from Earl Stendahl, 1942 (#1507) Object was weighed in September 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM).", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.213.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.213.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.213.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.213.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19402", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22852, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22852", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.214", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Winged Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "3.92 x 11.11 x 0.95 cm (1 9/16 x 4 3/8 x 3/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "3.92 cm", "Disp_Width" : "11.11 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 69 / Bliss number B-214.CRJ / DO number PC.B.214 / Stendahl #1508 (47.16, 57.177, 63.161) Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Purchased from Earl Stendahl, 1942 (#1508) Object was weighed in September 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM).", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.214.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.214.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.214.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.214.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19403", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22834, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22834", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.222", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "11.43 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.59 cm (4 1/2 in. x 1 in. x 5/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "11.43 cm", "Disp_Width" : "2.54 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 179 / Bliss number B-222.CRJ / DO number PC.B.222 (47.10, 57.162, 63.169) Look in Surrogate list for early XX century group pictures of the collection. Prints were made in at least two different studios in San Jose, Costa Rica (Studio Viena of photographer E. Witte and M. Gomez Miralles S. Jose Costa Rica) see Surrogate list. Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Benson - Tulane corresponence from 1963 (see it in surrogate list) , indicate that the Wiss Collecion were stored at the Middle American Institute "....as a request of the owner...." but never aquired by the institute. The "owner" is not identdfied in the letter. (JAM 2014) Object was weighed in August 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.222.S1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.222.S1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.222.S1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.222.S1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19411", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22829, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22829", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.225", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "8.89 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.22 cm (3 1/2 in. x 1 1/2 in. x 7/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "8.89 cm", "Disp_Width" : "3.81 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 552 / Bliss number B-225.CRJ / DO number PC.B.225 / Balser number 109 (57.158, 63.171) Balser number: 109 (see photo in surrogate list). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.225.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.225.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.225.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.225.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19414", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22609, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22609", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.228", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "9.84 cm x 2.22 cm x 1.91 cm (3 7/8 in. x 7/8 in. x 3/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "9.84 cm", "Disp_Width" : "2.22 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 781 / Bliss number B-228.CRJ / DO number PC.B.228 (63.174) Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Object was weighed in August 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.228.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.228.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.228.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.228.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19417", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22827, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22827", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.229", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "7.3 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.59 cm (2 7/8 in. x 1 in. x 5/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "7.3 cm", "Disp_Width" : "2.54 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 536 / Bliss number B-229.CRJ / DO number PC.B.229 / Balser number 119 (57.156, 63.175) Balser number: 119 (see photo in surrogate list). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.229.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.229.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.229.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.229.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19418", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22828, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22828", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.230", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "6.79 x 3.18 x 0.95 cm (2 11/16 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "6.79 cm", "Disp_Width" : "3.18 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 224 / Bliss number B-230.CRJ / DO number PC.B.230 (47.8, 57.157, 63.176) Look in Surrogate list for early XX century group pictures of the collection. Prints were made in at least two different studios in San Jose, Costa Rica (Studio Viena of photographer E. Witte and M. Gomez Miralles S. Jose Costa Rica) see Surrogate list. Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Benson - Tulane corresponence from 1963 (see it in surrogate list) , indicate that the Wiss Collecion were stored at the Middle American Institute "....as a request of the owner...." but never aquired by the institute. The "owner" is not identdfied in the letter. (JAM 2014) Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.230.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.230.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.230.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.230.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19419", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22825, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22825", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.231", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "5.08 cm x 2.86 cm x 1.27 cm (2 in. x 1 1/8 in. x 1/2 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "5.08 cm", "Disp_Width" : "2.86 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 633 / Bliss number B-231.CRJ / DO number PC.B.231 / Balser number 123 (57.154, 63.177) Balser number: 123 (see photo in surrogate list). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.231.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.231.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.231.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.231.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19420", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22610, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22610", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.233", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "7.83 x 1.34 x 1.36 cm (3 1/16 x 1/2 x 9/16 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "7.83 cm", "Disp_Width" : "1.34 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 530 / Bliss number B-233.CRJ / DO number PC.B.233 / Balser number 11 (63.179) Balser number: 11 (see photo in surrogate list). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Object was weighed in September 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM).", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.233.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.233.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.233.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.233.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19422", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22612, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22612", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.235", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "5.72 cm x 3.18 cm x 0.64 cm (2 1/4 in. x 1 1/4 in. x 1/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "5.72 cm", "Disp_Width" : "3.18 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 580 / Bliss number B-235.CRJ / DO number PC.B.235 / Balser number 14 (63.181) This object was bougt from San Jose, Costa Rica, collector Carlos Balser, owner of the Pension Canada. The object came in a lot of 22 pieces that includes PC.B.241, 244, 250, 251, 256, 257, 258, 260, 261, 263, 264, 284, and 285. Only 14 of the 22 objects remains in the Bliss collection. Balser report that "All jades are practically from the same site (Old Line culture)..." (see May 27, 1953 letter in dealers'' files). Axgod pendant - Blueish green - translucent and well polished (by Balser 1953, see dealers'' files) Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Although the object is atributed Nicoya in the dossiers, Murillo Herrera coincide with Balser''s "Linea Vieja" provenance for the object (Linea Vieja is a subregion of the Caribbean Watershed). Object was weighed in August 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.235.s1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.235.s1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.235.s1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.235.s1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19424", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22833, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22833", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.236", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "7.62 cm x 3.18 cm x 1.91 cm (3 in. x 1 1/4 in. x 3/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "7.62 cm", "Disp_Width" : "3.18 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 535 / Bliss number B-236.CRJ / DO number PC.B.236 / Balser number 128 (57.161, 63.182) Balser number: 128 (see photo in surrogate list). Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.236.s1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.236.s1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.236.s1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.236.s1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19425", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22826, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22826", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.238", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "7.62 x 1.69 x 1.59 cm (3 x 11/16 x 5/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "7.62 cm", "Disp_Width" : "1.69 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 529 / Bliss number B-238.CRJ / DO number PC.B.238 / Balser number 10 (57.155, 63.183) Balser number: 10 (see photo in surrogate list). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Object was weighed in August 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.238.s1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.238.s1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.238.s1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.238.s1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19427", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22823, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22823", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.239", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "6.35 cm x 4.13 cm x 0.95 cm (2 1/2 in. x 1 5/8 in. x 3/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "6.35 cm", "Disp_Width" : "4.13 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 553 / Bliss number B-239.CRJ / DO number PC.B.239 / Balser number 111 (57.152, 63.184) Balser number: 111 (see photo in surrogate list). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Object was weighed in August 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.239.s1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.239.s1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.239.s1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.239.s1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19428", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22840, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22840", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.241", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Bird Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "Bird Figure", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "4.45 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.22 cm (1 3/4 in. x 1 1/2 in. x 7/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "4.45 cm", "Disp_Width" : "3.81 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 572 / Bliss number B-241.CRJ / DO number PC.B.241 / Balser number 5 (57.168, 63.188) This object was bougt from San Jose, Costa Rica, collector Carlos Balser, owner of the Pension Canada. The object came in a lot of 22 pieces that includes PC.B.235, 244, 250, 251, 256, 257, 258, 260, 261, 263, 264, 284, and 285. Only 14 of the 22 objects remains in the Bliss collection. Balser report that "All jades are practically from the same site (Old Line culture)..." (see May 27, 1953 letter in dealers'' files). Owl - blue and highly polished - carved in the round (by Balser 1953, in dealers''s files) A zoomorph pendant, drilled through the center. (description in dossiers) Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Although the object is atributed Nicoya in the dossiers, Murillo Herrera coincide with Balser''s "Linea Vieja" provenance for the object (Linea Vieja is a subregion of the Caribbean Watershed). Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.241.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.241.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.241.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.241.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19430", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22841, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22841", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.242", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Bird Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "Zoomorphic Figure", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "2.86 cm x 1.27 cm x 3.81 cm (1 1/8 in. x 1/2 in. x 1 1/2 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "2.86 cm", "Disp_Width" : "1.27 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "monkey with bird head", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 630 / Bliss number B-242.CRJ / DO number PC.B.242 / Balser number 57 (57.169, 63.189) Balser number: 57 (see photo in surrogate list). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Object was weighed in August 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.242.s1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.242.s1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.242.s1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.242.s1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19431", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22838, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22838", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.243", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Bird Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "Bird Figure", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "4.13 cm x 1.27 cm x 3.18 cm (1 5/8 in. x 1/2 in. x 1 1/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "4.13 cm", "Disp_Width" : "1.27 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 631 / Bliss number B-243.CRJ / DO number PC.B.243 / Balser number 23 (57.166, 63.190) Balser number: 23 (see photo in surrogate list). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.243.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.243.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.243.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.243.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19432", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22861, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22861", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.246", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "6.35 cm x 2.22 cm x 1.27 cm (2 1/2 in. x 7/8 in. x 1/2 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "6.35 cm", "Disp_Width" : "2.22 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 548 / Bliss number B-246.CRJ / DO number PC.B.246 / Balser number 88 (57.182, 63.193) Balser number: 88 (see photo in surrogate list). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.246.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.246.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.246.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.246.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19435", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22862, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22862", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.248", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "10.16 cm x 1.59 cm x 0.64 cm (4 in. x 5/8 in. x 1/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "10.16 cm", "Disp_Width" : "1.59 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "tear drop shape", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 226 / Bliss number B-248.CRJ / DO number PC.B.248 (47.19, 57.183, 63.195) Look in Surrogate list for early XX century group pictures of the collection. Prints were made in at least two different studios in San Jose, Costa Rica (Studio Viena of photographer E. Witte and M. Gomez Miralles S. Jose Costa Rica) see Surrogate list. Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Benson - Tulane corresponence from 1963 (see it in surrogate list) , indicate that the Wiss Collecion were stored at the Middle American Institute "....as a request of the owner...." but never aquired by the institute. The "owner" is not identdfied in the letter. (JAM 2014) Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.248.s1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.248.s1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.248.s1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.248.s1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19436", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22877, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22877", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.250", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Stirrup-shaped Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "11.43 cm x 4.45 cm x 0.95 cm (4 1/2 in. x 1 3/4 in. x 3/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "11.43 cm", "Disp_Width" : "4.45 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 582 / Bliss number B-250.CRJ / DO number PC.B.250 / Balser number 4 (57.196, 63.207) This object was bougt from San Jose, Costa Rica, collector Carlos Balser, owner of the Pension Canada. The object came in a lot of 22 pieces that includes PC.B.235, 241, 244, 251, 256, 257, 258, 260, 261, 263, 264, 284, and 285. Only 14 of the 22 objects remains in the Bliss collection. Balser report that "All jades are practically from the same site (Old Line culture)..." (see May 27, 1953 letter in dealer''s files). Earth monster - very translucent - blue greenish - highly polished and with carvings of animals and human faces all arround. This is probablythe finest of all Costa Rican jades of this type (Balser 1953, see dealer''s files). Pendant portraying a greatly conventionalized human figure. Stirrup-shaped (description in dossiers) Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). In this case there is a coincidence between the dossiers, Murillo Herrera, and Balser''s "Linea Vieja" atribution of the object (Linea Vieja is a subregion of the Caribbean Watershed culture/area). Object was weighed in August 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM) ", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.250.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.250.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.250.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.250.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19438", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22887, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22887", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.255", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Bird Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "4.52 x 3.71 x 0.82 cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 x 5/16 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "4.52 cm", "Disp_Width" : "3.71 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 665 / Bliss number B-255.CRJ / DO number PC.B.255 (57.205, 63.212) Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). In this case there is a coincidence between the dossiers, Murillo Herrera, and Balser''s "Linea Vieja" atribution of the object (Linea Vieja is a subregion of the Caribbean Watershed culture/area). The photo was rotated 90 degrees clockwise, by system administrator James Carder , so the perforation (bird''s eye) go on top (April 2006). Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM) ", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.255.s1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.255.s1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.255.s1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.255.s1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19443", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22878, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22878", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.256", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Feline Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "5.72 cm x 4.45 cm x 0.95 cm (2 1/4 in. x 1 3/4 in. x 3/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "5.72 cm", "Disp_Width" : "4.45 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 576 / Bliss number B-256.CRJ / DO number PC.B.256 / Balser number 18 (57.197, 63.213) This object was bougt from San Jose, Costa Rica, collector Carlos Balser, owner of the Pension Canada. The object came in a lot of 22 pieces that includes PC.B.235, 241, 244, 250, 251, 257, 258, 260, 261, 263, 264, 284, and 285. Only 14 of the 22 objects remains in the Bliss collection. Balser report that "All jades are practically from the same site (Old Line culture)..." (see May 27, 1953 letter in dealer''s files). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). In this case there is a coincidence between the dossiers, Murillo Herrera, and Balser''s "Linea Vieja" atribution of the object (Linea Vieja is a subregion of the Caribbean Watershed culture/area). Object was weighed in September 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM).", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.256.S1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.256.S1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.256.S1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.256.S1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19444", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22879, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22879", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.257", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Feline Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "6.03 cm x 3.49 cm x 0.95 cm (2 3/8 in. x 1 3/8 in. x 3/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "6.03 cm", "Disp_Width" : "3.49 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 575 / Bliss number B-257.CRJ / DO number PC.B.257 / Balser number 13 (57.198, 63.213) This object was bought from San Jose, Costa Rica, collector Carlos Balser, owner of the Pension Canada. The object came in a lot of 22 pieces that includes PC.B.235, 241, 244, 250, 251, 256, 258, 260, 261, 263, 264, 284, and 285. Only 14 of the 22 objects remains in the Bliss collection. Balser report that "All jades are practically from the same site (Old Line culture)..." (see May 27, 1953 letter in dealer''s files). Jaguar god - blueish transparent - highly polished - an extraordinary piece (Balser 1953, see dealer''s files). An anthropomorphic anumal holding its tail and dancing on its hind legs (description in dossiers). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). In this case there is a coincidence between the dossiers, Murillo Herrera, and Balser''s "Linea Vieja" atribution of the object (Linea Vieja is a subregion of the Caribbean Watershed culture/area). Object was weighed in August 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.257.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.257.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.257.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.257.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19445", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22875, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22875", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.258", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Anthropomorphic Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "5.72 cm x 3.81 cm x 0.64 cm (2 1/4 in. x 1 1/2 in. x 1/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "5.72 cm", "Disp_Width" : "3.81 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "depicting a frog", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 581 / Bliss number B-258.CRJ / DO number PC.B.258 / Balser number 19 (57.194, 63.216) This object was bougt from San Jose, Costa Rica, collector Carlos Balser, owner of the Pension Canada. The object came in a lot of 22 pieces that includes PC.B.235, 241, 244, 250, 251, 256, 257, 260, 261, 263, 264, 284, and 285. Only 14 of the 22 objects remains in the Bliss collection. Balser report that "All jades are practically from the same site (Old Line culture)..." (see May 27, 1953 letter in dealer''s files). Frog deity - Greenish translucent almost like an emerald in transparency - well polished and very rare (Balser 1953, see dealer''s files). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). In this case there is a coincidence between the dossiers, Murillo Herrera, and Balser''s "Linea Vieja" atribution of the object (Linea Vieja is a subregion of the Caribbean Watershed culture/area). Object was weighed in September 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.258.S1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.258.S1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.258.S1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.258.S1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "22404", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22885, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22885", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.259", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "500 BCE-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "500 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Monkey Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "6.35 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.91 cm (2 1/2 in. x 1 in. x 3/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "6.35 cm", "Disp_Width" : "2.54 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "depicting a monkey", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 514 / Bliss number B-259.CRJ / DO number PC.B.259 (57.202, 63.215) Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.259.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.259.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.259.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.259.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19446", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22871, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22871", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.262", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Axe God Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "8.57 x 2.22 x 0.74 cm (3 3/8 x 7/8 x 5/16 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "8.57 cm", "Disp_Width" : "2.22 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 225 / Bliss number B-262.CRJ / DO number PC.B.262 (47.11, 57.190, 63.186) Look in Surrogate list for early XX century group pictures of the collection. Prints were made in at least two different studios in San Jose, Costa Rica (Studio Viena of photographer E. Witte and M. Gomez Miralles S. Jose Costa Rica) see Surrogate list. Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). Benson - Tulane corresponence from 1963 (see it in surrogate list) , indicate that the Wiss Collecion were stored at the Middle American Institute "....as a request of the owner...." but never aquired by the institute. The "owner" is not identdfied in the letter. (JAM 2014) Object was weighed in September 2013 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM). ", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.262.s1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.262.s1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.262.s1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.262.s1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19449", "Image_Type" : "transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22880, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22880", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.263", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Crocodilian Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "12.38 cm x 2.22 cm x 1.27 cm (4 7/8 in. x 7/8 in. x 1/2 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "12.38 cm", "Disp_Width" : "2.22 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Caribbean Watershed", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Period IV", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 573 / Bliss number B-263.CRJ / DO number PC.B.263 / Balser number 10(57.199, 63.200) This object was bougt from San Jose, Costa Rica, collector Carlos Balser, owner of the Pension Canada. The object came in a lot of 22 pieces that includes PC.B.235, 241, 244, 250, 251, 256, 257, 258, 260, 261, 264, 284, and 285. Only 14 of the 22 objects remains in the Bliss collection. Balser report that "All jades are practically from the same site (Old Line culture)..." (see May 27, 1953 letter in dealer''s files). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). In this case there is a coincidence between the dossiers, Murillo Herrera, and Balser''s "Linea Vieja" atribution of the object (Linea Vieja is a subregion of the Caribbean Watershed culture/area). Pendant in a shape of a crocodrile (description in dossiers). 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The object came in a lot of 22 pieces that includes PC.B.235, 241, 244, 250, 251, 256, 257, 258, 260, 261, 263, 284, and 285. Only 14 of the 22 objects remains in the Bliss collection. Balser report that "All jades are practically from the same site (Old Line culture)..." (see May 27, 1953 letter in dealer''s files). Monkey God - dark green - well polished - not transparent on account of thickness of object - the photograph does not show the beauty of the piece (Balser 1953, see dealer''s files). Pendant portraying a monkey with the tail curved over its head (description in dossiers). Period and culture afiliation was provided by Costa Rican scholar Mauricio Murillo Herrera (University of Pittsburg Ph.D.C, Nov. 2005). In this case there is a coincidence between the dossiers, Murillo Herrera, and Balser''s "Linea Vieja" atribution of the object (Linea Vieja is a subregion of the Caribbean Watershed culture/area). 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