Lot 6
  • 6

Two Sicán Gold Beakers, ca. A.D. 950-1250

Estimate
20,000 - 40,000 USD
Sold
34,375 USD
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Description

  • gold
each of tall flaring form and repoussé with swirling aquatic scenes, one beaker with a broad band of high waves with sea birds, rays and fish surrounding, the other beaker composed with two rows of simliar scene, each with narrow bands of scrolling waves top and bottom. 

Provenance

Andre Emmerich Inc., New York

Renate Hofman, acquired from the above in 1973 and 1974

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