A Large Calima Gold Pectoral Colombia, c. 200-...
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DescriptionA Large Calima Gold Pectoral
Colombia, c. 200-600 AD
High karat gold circular pectoral or breastplate representing the sun. Ornamented with a ridge with tightly spaced small bumps in a circle, and the far edge also with tiny raised bumps spaced further apart. Pierced twice for suspension. In good condition, appropriate for its age and material; minor creases near perimeter small hairline cracks near perforations. A magnificent and large example.
Purchased by the current owner's brother from a Massachusetts estate sale in the 1970s.
Diameter: 6 ¾ inches
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.
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