Lot: 35

Gold - nose ornament, c. 500 - 1000 AD

Colombia, Sinú

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Arte Primitivo, New York City, NY, USA
Michael Beckmann, Marburg, Germany
B: 12 inch;
G: 20 Gramm
2400 EUR / 4000 EUR

13 carat gold, label with inventory no. "1953-16

This extraordinary nose ornament from hammered sheet gold shows an impressively elegant design.

It was once worn by a person of great political power and wealth.

This object is subject to the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Protection Act. For shipment to a non-EU member state, export regulations will vary.