Spoon Pendant

Spoon Pendant

800-300 BC
Culture
Olmec
Locale
Reportedly discovered in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Country
Mexico
Style/Tradition
Olmec
pendant
Jadeite
Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer
2017.301
. Spoon Pendant. 800-300 BC. Jadeite. Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 2017.301.
This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 1 7/8 in, 4.7625 cm; width: 6 1/8 in, 15.5575 cm; depth: 3/8 in, 0.9525 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Known Provenance
Loaned 29 June 1993 by Frederick and Jan Mayer of Denver, CO, to the Denver Art Museum; gifted 27 November 2017 by Frederick and Jan Mayer to the Denver Art Museum. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
Exhibition History
  • "The Olmec World: Ritual and Rulership," at The Art Museum, Princeton University, December 1995-February 1996 and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, April-June 1996. "Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea" Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, March 27, 2010-July 18, 2010.