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Lot 36F

36F: A Pre-Columbian Cocle Gold Plaque Zoomorphic Deity

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Description

Pre-Columbian, Cocle, Panama, Ca 500 to 1000 CE. Rectangular gold pectoral, made from a single sheet of thin gold; high-relief image of a standing zoomorphic deity with long, clawed feet and hands, large toothy grin, wearing a belt and rounded pectoral. Custom museum-quality stand. Plaque itself measures 4-1/2"W x 4"H. 33.7g of approximately 22k gold.

PROVENANCE: Ex-prominent Chicago, IL collection.

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Condition

Slight losses at top and thin slit in midsection, else choice!
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18%

Estimate $6,000 – $8,000
Starting Bid $3,750
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