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|
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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