Lot 23
  • 23

Sinú Gold Double Animal Pendant ca. A.D. 500-1000

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 USD
Sold
12,500 USD
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Description

  • gold
the prone snarling jaguar with a toucan perched on his tail, the front legs forming suspension loops.

Provenance

John Wise
Acquired from the above by the present owner's family in 1966

Exhibited

New York, World of Ancient Gold, New York World’s Fair, 1964-1965, pg. 37, illus.
San Francisco, The Bay Area Collects, Art from Africa, Oceania and the Americas, catalogue to the exhibition by Thomas K. Seligman and Kathleen Berrin, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, July 3-October 3, 1982, fig. 111, illus.
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