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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Wing-form Pendant

A.D. 600–1500

Jadite

6.03 × 1.27 × 36.51 cm (2 3/8 × 1/2 × 14 3/8 in.)
Gift of the Austen-Stokes Ancient Americas Foundation
2016.61.3
Geography: 
Made in Colombia
Culture: 
Colombia, Tairona
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Arte Primitivo, December 2006; Donald Brenwasser; Austen-Stokes Ancient Americas Foundation, to 2016; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Three Winged Pendants,” http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1994.35.606 (accessed 09/25/2015).

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.