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amulet - part of spatula emetic - taino - big antilles (1) - bones and shellfish (strombus-gigas) - Pre-Columbian - santo domingo

Lot reference 28948933

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Location: France
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$1,008 Bidder 5475
13-09-2019 20:06:53
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In poor condition with signs of heavy wear & tear or damaged parts

Total nr of items: 1
Object: amulet - part of spatula emetic - taino - big antilles
Ethnic group/ culture: Pre-Columbian
Region/ country: santo domingo
Material: bones and shellfish (strombus-gigas)
Sold with stand: No
Condition: In poor condition with signs of heavy wear & tear or damaged parts
Dimensions: 95×40×30 mm
Weight: 72 g

Amulet or part of a zoomorphic vomitspa in patinated bone representing a monkey. the eyes are adorned with seashells
Height: 9.5 cm.
Damage and lacks.

Some of these amulets were already known in the collection of Archduke Peter Leopold of Tuscany (1617-1675) in the collections of the "Muséo di antropologia Etnologia de Florence".
See Jacques Kerchache, Taïno Art, Petit Palais Museum, February-May 1994, catalogue pages 64-65 and more."

Topic: Art objects

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