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    Description

    Bird-form Pendant
    Diquís
    A.D. 700 - 1500
    Gold, Weight 106 grams
    Height 4 ½ in. Width 4 in.

    The overall effect of this pendant is almost Spartan, in part caused by the long neck and simplified treatment of most details. The rather thin-beaked head is flanked by curl-headed profile zoomorphs, while the ear ornaments are profile bird heads. Small casting fins have been left where wings and tail meet. Current condition is good.

    The lot is sold with a statement of authenticity from the distinguished expert Robert Sonin.

    Provenance
    Charles Craig, Santa Barbara



    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    29th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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