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Lot 0153
**Originally Listed At $450**

Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, Manabi culture, ca. 500 BCE and 500 CE. An impressive necklace comprised of fifty-eight (58) terracotta spindle whorls of red and black hues - each one finely incised with intricately delineated zoomorphic and avian forms - strung on black macrame cord with tight knots separating the beads - resolving in a generous black tassel falling below the central pair of pendant beads. So lovely and ready to wear! Size: 29" L (73.7 cm); central pendant comprised of two spindle whorls and tassel measures 5" L (12.7 cm)

Provenance: private Denver, Colorado USA collection

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Beads are ancient and have wear commensurate with age. Tassel cord is modern.

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Ecuadorian Spindle Whorl Necklace w/ Tassel

Estimate $700 - $1,050Oct 29, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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