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Pre-Columbian, Sican - Chimu Culture , North Coast Peru, ca. 800-1000 CE. Important pair of large gold Royal Ear Spools having a silver openwork center depicting Nayalam the Emperor holding a beaker and tumi in his hands; note Trophy Heads on lower level. Custom museum-quality stand. Each earspool measures 2"D x 1-1/2" deep.
Provenance: Ex-Fred Leighton Collection, New York City, NY (famous Madison Ave jeweler to the stars).
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