Celt carved in the form of a supernatural creature Artist: Unknown

Medium

Translucent pale blue green jade

Dimensions

13 3/4 in. (34.93 cm)

Credit Line

Private collection

Loan number

ILE2015.19.10

Geography
Period

Middle Formative

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Ex-collecation: Wolfgang Paalen, Jay C. Leff, Uniontown NY; Judith Nash, NYC; William B. O'Boyle, NYC
Bibliography
  • Michael D. Coe, The Olmec World: Ritual and Rulership, exh. cat. (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University, 1995), 263, no. 175
  • Exotic Art from Ancient and Primitive Civizations, from the Collection of Jay C. Leff, exh. cat. (Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art, October 15, 1959- January 3, 1960), 66, no. 411
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Object/Work type

celts

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