A Costa Rican Jade Rectangular Pendant, Classic Period, ca. 300 - 900 CE
A Costa Rican Jade Rectangular Pendant, Classic Period, ca. 300 - 900 CE

A Costa Rican Jade Rectangular Pendant, Classic Period, ca. 300 - 900 CE

PJ2144

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A large rectangular pendant with tapering base. carved from ombre-hued jade fading from a mottled pale sage to deep forest green, with two carved diagonal lines meeting a horizontal line making a triangle around the drilled suspension hole.

Medium: Jade

Dimensions: Height: 3 inches (7.5 cm)

Condition: Loss to the back of the pendant, and small liner dent to the from that does not detract, otherwise intact and in very good condition overall.

Provenance: Mirtha Virginia de Perea (1929 - 2019) private collection of Costa Rican art. Mrs. de Perea spent her entire 48-year career with the Embassy of Costa Rica in Washington, DC, achieving the rank of Cultural Minister-Counselor and Consul after having started as a secretary. She was a devoted patron of the arts, promoting numerous local artists and sponsoring many cultural events throughout her career. She also amassed an impressive collection of Latin American art. After retiring in 1999, she became a US citizen and continued her support of the arts through her membership in the Women’s Committee of the Washington National Opera and other local groups.

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