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Pair of Miraflores Gold Star Ornaments, ca. A.D. 500-1000

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
Sold
20,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • gold
each cast and hammered in thin even section, with five-pointed star bursts in each of the four directions; pierced twice at the center for attachment.

Provenance

Andre Emmerich, New York

Acquired from the above in 1972

Catalogue Note

The star motif is also seen in this form on Nariño/ Carchi resist bowls.
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