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    Quimbaya Standing Gold Figure

    Quimbaya region
    Ça 500 BC-600 AD
    Lost wax cast gold with hammered dangles

    3" High x 1¾" Wide

    The finely cast figure is shown standing firmly with legs straight and arms extended in front. He holds his hands in a posture of meditation. As in many shamanic figures from the area, his eyes are closed. He wears a double band on his head and similar double bands as a necklace, bracelets, upper arm bands, and leg bands. A giant aviform dangle is attached to his nose. Rectangular dangles are attached to each hand. The figure appears to be in excellent condition. 35.7 grams.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    5th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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