Lot 19
  • 19

Quimbaya Gold Female Figural Pendant ca. A.D. 500-1000

Estimate
5,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
11,250 USD
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Description

  • gold
the torso of the figure of flat form with the lower body missing, with thin arms placed at the waist,  distinctive looped nose, spirals projecting from the cheeks, and a straight headdress of similar concentric spirals, wearing a necklace.

Provenance

John Wise
Acquired from the above by the present owner's family in 1965

Catalogue Note

This figure may be a mate to the complete Quimbaya male figure of a very similar style exhibited at The Museum of Primitive Art, Pre-Columbian Gold Sculpture, Autumn 1958, Fig. 3
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