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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Blade-shaped Jade Pendant

1930–1958

Blue Jadeite

6.35 × 19.7 cm (2 1/2 × 7 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.85.2
Geography: 
Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, in the style of Toltec Maya
Period: 
Contemporary(?)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1958 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 154, 319, no. 340, fig. 183.

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