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reconstituted necklace - amulets stones and shell - taino - big antilles (1) - calcite stone and shellfish (strombus-gigas) - Pre-Columbian - santo domingo

Lot reference 28949179

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Location: France
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$498 Bidder 1091
15-09-2019 20:31:50
$438 Bidder 6968
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Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Total nr of items: 1
Object: reconstituted necklace - amulets stones and shell - taino - big antilles
Ethnic group/ culture: Pre-Columbian
Region/ country: santo domingo
Material: calcite stone and shellfish (strombus-gigas)
Sold with stand: No
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Dimensions: 0×0×0 mm
Weight: 0 g

Reconstituted necklace
it consists of 11 stone amulets, some of them calcite and 21 shell amulets (srtombus-gisas)
Height: 40 cm - the largest amulet is 6 cm high
the thread is modern

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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