Quimbaya Style Gold Pendant

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Quimbaya Style Gold Pendant

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Quimbaya Style Gold Pendant of a Tumbling Shaman with Two Rectangular Dangles
c. 600-900 AD
Width: 6.67cm (2 5/8") x Height: 5.2cm x Depth: 3.68cm
Weight: 63 grams
58.45% Gold, 9.76% Silver, 1.6% Copper, 1.94% Platinum

For more info or to purchase, contact:

David Bernstein Fine Art
New York, NY
dbfinearts@gmail.com
212-794-0389
precolumbianart4sale.com

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Additional Info:

Cast figural pendant of a feline-headed Shaman tumbling in a trance. This pendant is extremely well sculpted with curved limbs arching upward at the back, legs bent, and toes curled, with suspension loops on each sole. This subject has been more recently referred to as Tierradentro moyen, c. 600-900 A.D. in Les Esprits, Lor et le Chamane Paris, 2000, fig. 145.

This example was purported to be found in the Uruba region of North West Colombia. The subject is a very rare subject for Colombian gold work. Acquired in 1999. Colombia, Gulf of Uruba, c. AD 600-900