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Pre-Columbian gold Quimbaya totemic finial depicting a bird and crouching male figure with bird headdress, decorative braid-work and three loops at end of beaks and nose of male figure. 3.125" H x 1.25" W x 1.75" D. Comprised of approx 34.76% gold (equivalent to 14K gold). Approx 15.7 dwt = 24.41 grams. This piece has been tested via Niton XL3t / XRF Analyzer: Gold: Au 34.76 / Silver: Ag 25.98 / Copper: Cu 39.26, photo in images. From a 485 Park Avenue private collection.


Notice to bidders: Condition reports and additional photographs are available by request. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition.

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Pre-Columbian Gold Quimbaya Totemic Finial

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000Nov 03, 2019
Starting Bid $600
New York, NY, USA