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Artist
Nasca
Title
Pearl Oyster Pendant
Date
100 BC–700 AD
Medium
Shell, gold, and turquoise
Dimensions
Overall: 2 5/8 × 1 3/16 in. (6.7 × 3 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2010.982
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008), Houston, by at least July 1970–2008 [1][2][3]; Estate of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr., 2008–2010; given to MFAH, 2010. [1] Glassell Album #5, precedes slide dated "JUL 70." [2] Report by Alan R. Sawyer, July, 1970. [3] Scheduled examination by Alan R. Sawyer and Heather Lechtman, October, 1971, letter dated 8/17/1971.