Lot 102
  • 102

A Sicán gold mask, ca. A.D. 900-1200

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 USD
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Description

finely hammered with ear flanges ending in feline head ornaments, the face decorated with bands of red pigment, with gold pupils and gold dangles, the copper eyes and U-shaped nose ornament later additions.

Provenance

Andre Emmerich, Inc. , 1969

Catalogue Note

Cf.  Jones and King (1985:66, fig. 4) for the various styles of Sican masks.
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